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 is a multi-sensory experience that fuses innovative theatrical spectacle and powerful original music with hilarious comedy to create a performance experience unlike any other. One of the world's most popular theatrical productions, today's Blue Man Group is a blend of signature material that has been in the show since the opening, as well as newer passages that examine the influence of technology on today's world with a funny and perceptive look at contemporary communication vehicles.
Based on the Frog and Toad book series. Runs Oct. 9-Nov. 24,
Performances are 10 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday; 2 p.m.
Saturday from Oct. 12-Nov. 16. A wide range of events will be held
in conjunction with this production including an ice cream social,
community partner days, post-show discussion and autograph
sessions. The performances on Oct. 24 and 27 will e interpreted in
American Sign Language. The Nov. 9 performance will feature a live
audio description for patrons who are blind or have low vision, as
welll as a pre-performance touch tour.
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.
Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland,
two girls meet in the land of Oz. One - born with emerald green
skin - is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful,
ambitious and very popular. Performances run Oct. 30-Dec.
Arrives on stage Wednesday, Oct. 23. The performance schedule is
Wednesdays at 1and 8 p.m.; Thursdays and Fridays at 8 p.m.;
Saturdays at 4:30 and 8 p.m.., and Sundays at 1 and 5 p.m. From
Dec. 26-Jan. 5 there will be a special family-friendly Holiday
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.
Features the Tapmen and the Condescending Heroes. Created
by Tristan Bruns of the Tapmen and the Chicago Human Rhythm
Project. Family-friendly with costumes and music. Performances are
7:30 p.m. Mondays Sept. 26-Dec. 19.