Watch as two teams compete against each other in tests of trivia, physical challenges, and improvisation until one team gets to undergo the ultimate gauntlet of skill - the Obstacle Course. Based on the '80s/'90s Nickelodeon game show, "Double Dare."
This is Emerald City Theatre's first production for ages 0-4 in
it's new Little Theatre, designed as an interactive theater for the
very young. The performance includes gentle sound and lighting
effects that create a full sensory experience, building a simple
story with the audience through repetition and participation, a
shoe-free experience for parents and kids. The show lasts about 45
minutes. Runs through Aug. 10.
"Princess Power,” a music concert celebrating Disney princess songs, will be performed at Northwestern University, 2 p.m. Aug. 2 and 3. This performance will delight Disney-lovers of all ages with a cast of 12 singing songs from movies such as “Cinderella,” “Snow White,” “The Little Mermaid” and the recent smash-hit “Frozen.” To purchase tickets call the Wirtz Center Box Office at 847-491-7282 or online at www.wirtz.northwestern.edu.
Offbeat and family-friendly, this puppet show brings to mind the Animaniacs and The Muppets. A show for all ages, “The Weirdos of Oz” stars a hilarious cast of humans and puppets. While the story is familiar, “Weirdos of Oz” is a fractured take on “The Wizard of Oz”, leading Dorothy and her friends through an Oz populated by unusual characters, such as a Munchkin who thinks he’s a king, a vegetable army, and a Wicked Witch who uses thuggish crows and dimwitted mice to get what she wants.
This Midsommer Flight show runs in conjunction with the Chicago Park District from July 19-Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Performances will be st Schreiber Park, 1552 W. Schreiber Ave. from July 19-27; Gross Park, 2708 W. Lawrence Ave. from Aug. 2-10; and Touhy Park, 7438 N. Paulina St. from Aug. 16-24. For more information visit midsommerflight.com.