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
Join Cinderella, her Fairy Godmother, a handsome Prince,
and two selfish stepsisters in Rodgers and Hammerstein's most
beloved tale. Performances run Nov. 17-Dec. 31.
In 1905, newlyweds Jim and Della lovingly sacrifice their
greatest possessions and find a holiday treasure in this
family-friendly show. Performances run Nov. 17-Dec. 23.
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.
Inspired by the classic holiday film, this production is
presented as a 1940's live radio broadcast in front of a live
audience. It's your chance to fall in love with the story of
Bedford Falls all over again. 8 p.m. Nov. 23, 24, 30; Dec. 1, 14,
15; 3 p.m. Dec. 1.
Madeline saves Christmas from disaster. Performances are 7:30
p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 7, 4 p.m. Dec. 1 and 8, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 2 and
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.
Little Women The Musical follows the story of the beloved March
sisters--Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy--as they grow up in Civil War
America. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday from Nov.
23-Dec. 15. The last three Saturdays also have a matinee at 2
Interactive musical for kids premieres Dec. 6 and 7 with
free 10 a.m. community shows; public performances will be presented
Dec. 7 at 4 and 7 p.m., and Dec. 8 at 2 p.m.