Bud, Not Buddy follows the journey of a young African-American orphan as he searches for his father. Clues kept in a suitcase lead him to adventures in Depression-era Michigan, where he finds community among a group of jazz musicians and, ultimately, an unexpected sense of home. Performances are Jan. 12-Feb. 24, 2013.Cost:
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
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
A burglar is at large in Boogle Bay and the prime suspect is the ghost of the infamous pirate Blackeye Doodle. Hungry for adventure, young Otto and his Uncle Tooth set out to capture the mischievous thief and recover the stolen goods. Performances are 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays from Jan. 12-Feb. 17. One hour before each performance, for an extra $10, kids can participate in Stories Come Alive! Hour, an interactive storytelling session followed by on-your-feet theatre games to explore the characters, plot, and themes of the book
Highland Park Players Theater for Young Audiences presents thi musical. Get ready to join Captain Braid Beard and his mates as they take Jennifer Jacob on an exciting pirate adventure with lots of terrific songs and a story of finding one's own heart. Show dates are Feb. 2, 3, 9, and 10; show times are at 1 and 3 p.m. Show is appropriate for ages 3 and older and has a running time of 60 minutes. For more information visit highlandparkplayers.com or call( 847) 682-4640.
Cost: $10 each and good for any performance available online and at the door.