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].
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.
Celebrating its 19th season, Dance Chicago 2013 is the
cornerstone of the city's fall dance season, showcasing over 300
individual acts from more than 3,000 dancers and choreographers
from Chicago's best dance companies.
Watch movies, snack and learn how to interact with others.
Through a party atmosphere teens and tweens are gently guided
through the friend making process, answer questions, listen to
concerns and support. Reservations are required.
A month-long drawing festival that brings people together
through informal art-making. Designed for professional sketchers,
budding artists, and everyone in-between, the festival features
more than 25 art happenings at iconic cultural sites and unexpected
places throughout Chicago. The full festival calendar is available
Runs Oct. 5-27.