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The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre | Arlington Heights, Ill.

Famous fairy tales as you've never seen them before. Jack is trying to escape from the Giant, but other fairy tale characters keep getting in his way.

When: 10 a.m. Tuesday-Friday; 1 p.m. Saturday
Cost: $14, $12 kids

The Three Little Pigs

Beverly Arts Center | Chicago, Ill.

Chicago Kids Company performs the classic tale from Feb. 6-April 12.

When: 10:30 a.m. weekdays; 1 p.m. Saturday March 23.
Cost: $12

Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

Emerald City Theatre Company | Chicago, Ill.

The Cat in the Hat is the perfect friend for a boring rainy afternoon. From games and mischief to Thing One and Thing Two, The Cat brings all sorts of trouble to this gray day--but will Sally and her brother be able to explain the mess to Mother? Performances run Jan. 26-June 9, 2013.

Cost: $16, $13 kids, limited number of $10 tickets available for all performances

The Frog Prince Continued

Emerald City Theatre Company | Chicago, Ill.

When happily ever after isn't what he expected, the Frog Prince heads out for a new adventure. While searching for his true amphibian self, he meets witches from Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel, and Cinderella's Fairy Godmother. Performances run Jan. 26-June 9, 2013.

Cost: $16, $13 kids, limited number of $10 tickets available for all performances

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre | Arlington Heights, Ill.

The Logan family is trying to eke out a living on their small family-owned farm in 1930s Mississippi. The Logan children soon learn the tribulations of racism and the many forms it comes in. They experience it first hand as they get teased while walking to school.  But this type of incident is the least of what they have to endure. The Logans try to peacefully fight the injustice, but their efforts only cause them further strife. It takes a drastic event to bring the town together, proving that their differences are only skin deep. Performances are 9:45 and 11:30 a.m. Feb. 19-22, 25-28; 1 p.m. Feb. 23.

Cost: $14, $12 kids 12 and under
 







 
 
 
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