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.
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.
Based on the Frog and Toad book series. Runs Oct. 9-Nov. 24,
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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 www.highlandparkplayers.com
or at West Ridge Center, 636 Ridge Road, in Highland Park. For
further information, contact: [email protected].