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.
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.
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.
Musical that chronicles the sociological effects upon youth from
fatherless homes and how they manage to uplift themselves in spite
of it. Kwanzaa week holiday performances are Dec. 26, 27, 28.
Regular run is Jan. 12-June 1, 2013.
The classic tale, live on stage. A special one-hour presentation
for children of all ages. March 14-May 18.
The musical is based on the best-selling children's book by
celebrated actress Julianne Moore. Freckleface Strawberry will try
anything to get rid of her freckles - from scrubbing them with soap
to applying makeup and even wearing a ski mask to school. With the
help of her loveable schoolmates, she learns that everyone is
special, even if they are different. Through music, dancing and
laughter, this new musical teaches us to love the skin we're in.
Performances run 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays from March 30-May
Come help Prince Hunter and the Palace Sisters of Color
Land as they climb a mountain, sail across the ocean, and face a
fiery dragon in order to reach Princess Amber, who has fallen
asleep under the spell of the evil fairy, Magenta. Performances are
10 a.m. and noon Saturdays from May 11-June 15.