Activities nurture every child's curiosity about natural
science. Class meets for four weeks at Lincoln Marsh and and four
weeks at the Northside Park Girl Scout Cabin.
Stop by for live children's music, a great introduction to the
magic of music.
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.
In a world where a trip to the Laundromat threatens to separate
Trixie from her beloved bunny, a girl needs a hero to help--Dad.
Can her parents understand what she's saying in time to rescue
Knuffle Bunny? Performances run Oct. 2, 2012-Jan. 6, 2013.
This third installment continues the marriage of classic
literature to music. Students will be introduced to Blues concepts
along with other contemporary music. Playwright J. e Franklin
reconstructs timeless fables about morals and values that stimulate
critical thinking in a setting filled with music, fun, and
laughter. Showtimes are 10 a.m. and noon Monday-Friday from Oct.
29-June 14. Summer performances are June 24-Aug. 2.
Teenage DeShawn goes from making exceptional to poor grades in a
matter of months due to the violent death of his best friend and
the break-up of his family. Presented in collaboration with the
University of Chicago Urban Health Initiative, this performance
examines the need to recognize signs of depression in youth due to
family disintegration and violence. Performances run Oct. 29-June
See a variety of styles ranging from hip-hop, ballet, tap and
jazz to contemporary and more. The festival is a cornerstone of the
city's fall dance season and showcases more than 300 individual
dynamic acts from more than 2,500 talented dancers and
choreographers from some of Chicago's best dance companies. Check
website for schedule. Oct. 20-Dec. 1.
Street Tempo Theatre takes the audience on a seasonal adventure
with singing, dancing, stories, interactive games and non-holiday
specific eggnog. Previews are 3 and 8 p.m. Nov. 15, 16 and
17. Regular run is 8 p.m. Fridays, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and
3 p.m. Sundays Nov. 23-Dec. 30.
Performances are 7 p.m. Nov. 15, 5:30
and 7:30 Nov. 16, 1 and 3:30 p.m. Nov. 17-18,
The story of Ariel is performed at7 p.m. Nov. 15; 5 and 7:30
p.m. Nov. 16; 1 and 3:30 p.m. Nov. 17-18.