Create a starry craft and dine together at American Girl.
Includes a meal, a commemorative photo, and an American Girl book
to take home
Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet performs "The
Visitors become space adventurers and set off on a journey to
discover the Universe in a way never done before. Travel a billion
light-years and back, fly through space, orbit the Moon, zoom into
a canyon on Mars, and soar through the cosmic web where a million
galaxies shower down. The experience was created utilizing real
telescopic data and the best scientific imagery.
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.
When a broken hearted boy loses the treasured wooden nativity
set that links him to his dead father, his worried mother persuades
a lonely ill-tempered woodcarver to create a replacement, and to
allow her son to watch him work on it. Performances are 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday from Nov. 21-Dec. 23. Also
have a select number of Wednesday morning matinees at 10 a.m.
The whole family will enjoy this heart-warming story of the
first Christmas tree ship, and the family who risked their lives to
fill Chicago with the Christmas spirit. Performances are from
Nov. 23 to Dec. 30. The schedule is Wednesdays at 2 p.m. and
7:30 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 p.m, Saturdays at 2 p.m.
and 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 1 p,m.
Chicago debut of ScrapArtsMusic, an earth-friendly,
Vancouver-based company that creates percussion performances using
kinetic instruments crafted from industrial scraps.
With instruments fashioned from offbeat materials,
ranging from accordion parts to artillery shells, ScrapArtsMusic
delivers an intoxicating mix of intricate rhythms, raw energy,
athletic choreography and a highly inventive percussive arts
Performances are 8 p.m. Nov. 24 and 3 p.m. Nov.
Performance of Disney's groundbreaking combination of symphonic
music and animation, Fantasia. Magnificent repertoire from
the original 1940 version and Fantasia 2000, including
The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and
The Nutcracker Suite, will be performed by the Chicago
Symphony Orchestra while Disney's footage is shown on the big
screen. Performances run Nov. 23-25.