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The Bully Show

AlphaBet Soup Productions | Lombard, Ill.

Join Professor McBumble and his group of rag tag actors as they present three different fairy tales with an anti-bullying message. Updated adaptions of Little Red Ridinghood, The Ugly Duckling & Three Billy Goats Gruff are performed in this world premiere musical. "It's not cool to be cruel!" "It's so lame to call people names!" are just a few of the lesson taught in this important show. Performances are from Oct. 2-May 2 at locations throughout Chicago and the suburbs. Check website for venue dates and times.

When: 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $7-$10, depending on venue

Blue Man Group

Blue Man Group at Briar Street Theatre | Chicago, Ill.

Blue Man Group performances are a celebration of human connection. Mixing art, music, comedy and state-of-the-art technology, the show encourages audiences to reconnect with their inner (and outer) child and see the world through a new perspective. Backed by a live rock band, the Blue Men unify the audience for the show’s celebratory climax - an unforgettable, euphoric dance party.

When: Performance dates and times vary. A full schedule can be found at:
Cost: $49-$99

A Year with Frog and Toad

Chicago Children's Theatre | Chicago, Ill.

Based on the Frog and Toad book series. Runs Oct. 9-Nov. 24, 2013.



Cost: $25-$38

Llama, Llama...

Emerald City Theatre Company | Chicago, Ill.

Spend a whole day with Llama Llama and Mama Llama as they encounter the daily fun and foibles of Llama life. Help them get through school stress, grocery store grievances, and bedtime big business. Runs Oct. 5, 2013-Jan. 5, 2014.



Cost: $16, $13 for kids


Emerald City Theatre Company | Chicago, Ill.

Get tangled up in this musical fairy tale treat. Princes, Princesses, and even Evil Witches find their happy endings in this story of growing hair and growing up. Performances run Oct. 19, 2013-Jan. 4, 2014.




Cost: $16, $13 children

Click, Clack, Boo! A Tricky Treat

Lifeline Theatre | Chicago, Ill.

It's Halloween and Duck, Pig, Cow and Hen can't wait to throw a party, complete with apple-bobbing, bottomless candy bowls and a spook-tacular costume contest. When when mean Farmer Brown refuses to allow the festivities, it's going to take some clever trickery to enjoy the tasty treats. Performances run Oct. 19-Nov. 24, 2013.

When: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Cost: $15

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Steel Beam Children's Theatre | St. Charles, Ill.

Performances are 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays from Oct. 19-Nov. 3. Nov. 1-2 performances are at 7:30 p.m.



Cost: $15, $10 kids 16 and under


Theatre at the Center | Munster, Ind.

Godspell modernizes a series of parables based on the Gospel According to Matthew. The two-act musical follows a contemporary Jesus Christ as he recruits a group of followers and teaches them various lessons through song and dance. Performances run from Sept. 12-Oct. 20.



Cost: $38 - $42

The Old Man and The Old Moon

Writers Theatre | Glencoe, Ill.

The Old Man and the Old Moon creates an epic new mythology, centered on a man whose job is to collect light to refill the leaking moon. When his wife unexpectedly leaves home in pursuit of much-needed adventure, he abandons his post to follow her, throwing the world into chaos as he searches for his lost love. A blend of storytelling, indie-folk music and puppetry. Performances run Sept. 3-Dec. 1, 2013.



Cost: $35 - $70


Northbrook Theater | Northbrook, Ill.

Performance schedule for this musical is 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday from Oct. 4-20. Tickets can be purchased online at or at West Ridge Center, 636 Ridge Road, in Highland Park. For further information, contact:

Cost: General admission tickets are $17 when purchased before Oct. 4, and $20 from Oct. 4 through 20.
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