Buddy follows the journey of a young
African-American orphan as he searches for his father. Clues kept
in a suitcase lead him to adventures in Depression-era Michigan,
where he finds community among a group of jazz musicians and,
ultimately, an unexpected sense of home. Performances are
Jan. 12-Feb. 24, 2013.
A burglar is at large in Boogle Bay and the prime suspect is the
ghost of the infamous pirate Blackeye Doodle. Hungry for adventure,
young Otto and his Uncle Tooth set out to capture the mischievous
thief and recover the stolen goods. Performances are 11 a.m. and 1
p.m. Saturdays and Sundays from Jan. 12-Feb. 17. One hour before
each performance, for an extra $10, kids can participate in Stories
Come Alive! Hour, an interactive storytelling session followed by
on-your-feet theatre games to explore the characters, plot, and
themes of the book
One of the most iconic musicals comes to life. Performances run
Jan. 16-Feb. 3, 2013.
Performances are 3 p.m. Jan. 20 at Wentz Concert Hall of
North Central College, 171 E. Chicago Avenue,
Naperville and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at Orchestra Hall of
Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago. Tickets can
be purchased by calling the Chicago Sinfonietta at
312-236-3681 ext. 2 or online at www.chicagosinfonietta.org.
Move, play and explore nature in a safe museum environment
specially adapted for young children with development differences.
Transition into a quiet, low stimuli breakfast room offering gluten
and dairy free treats and enjoy a self-guided tour of the exhibits
using the newly created visual support map and activities guide.
Then experience the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven with specialized
song and floor time activities. Registration required. Jan. 20,
Feb. 17, March 17.