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.
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
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 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
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@example.com.Cost: General admission tickets are $17 when purchased before Oct. 4, and $20 from Oct. 4 through 20.
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.Cost: $14 for ages one and up, and $7 for children under one
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.When: Oct. 19, 2013-Feb. 14, 2014
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.When: Noon Saturdays and Sundays
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 at www.thebigdrawchicago.org. Runs Oct. 5-27.Cost: Most events are free