Wonder Works allows children to spend as much, or as little,
time creating art as they need; gently guided by our artist in
residence. We provide a plethora of both recycled and new
materials, ideas for projects (or children can create by their own
design) and hours of opportunity to explore their creative
Girls go on a fun-filled scavenger hunt, collecting fun facts
about our Girl of the Year 2013 along the way. Includes a free
American Girl poster.
Clark Street in Lincoln Park is transformed into a vibrant art
exhibition with competing artists onsite with displays, live art
demonstrations, pop-up galleries, retailer presentations, workshops
The show based on the classic tale runs from April 16-Aug.
Professor McBumble's group of traveling actor's teach the
lesson's of Anti-Bullying by using fairtales as their backdrop.
Performances run from Jan. 23-May 3 at various locations. Check
website for dates and location schedule.
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.
An all new family fable featuring sea shanties, wild mechanical
objects, theatrical clowning, hand-painted imagery, shadow puppets
and an innovative sound design. Performances are April 10-May
26, 2013 at Chicago Children's Theatre's new home, the Ruth
Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn, Chicago.
Family-friendly 6:30 p.m. Thursday shows are preceded with a free
pizza party starting at 5:45 p.m. Thursday evenings are $25 for
dinner and show. On Friday evenings, families are encouraged to
kick off their weekend at the 6:30 p.m. show, and stay after for a
post-show craft party. Friday evenings are $25 for show and
Performances are held at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 2
p.m. Saturdays from April 2-May 25.
The children's musical will be presented from April 24 through
June 1. Regular performances are at 10 a.m. Wednesday through
Friday and Saturdays at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. (except for Saturday, May
4). There will also be a 10 a.m.performance Tuesday, April 30. A
meet-and-greet breakfast with the characters is offered on
April 27, May 11, May 18, May 25, and June 1 at 11:30 a.m., with
the performance at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. The Breakfast Buffet
package price for adults is $25 and $22 for children 12 and
Oliver follows the adventures of young orphan Oliver Twist.
Forced into the scheming underworld of pick-pocketing, Oliver finds
himself caught in a tug-of-war with his family and the sinister
characters he has met in the streets of London. Performances run
April 4-June 2, 2013.