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Scenes from the Stone Age

The Field Museum | Chicago, Ill.

Scenes from the Stone Age: The Cave Paintings of Lascaux transports visitors to the Lascaux cave in France, where they'll discover prehistoric cave paintings. Walk through a full-sized replica of the cave, meet a lifelike stone-age family and play with interactive displays explaining the life of people who may have inhabited the cave.

Tickets are included in both Discovery and All-Access passes to the museum.


Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Beverly Arts Center | Chicago, Ill.

The show based on the classic tale runs from April 16-Aug. 16.

When: 10:30 a.m. weekdays; 1 p.m. Saturday May 18 and July 20.
Cost: $12

Augusta and Noble

Adventure Stage Chicago | Chicago, Ill.

The story of Gabi, a teenage girl living in the West Town neighborhood of Chicago with her Latino immigrant parents. As Gabi starts high school at Lane Tech, a new world opens up to her - a world that eventually leads her to the truth about her heritage, including her family's journey to America. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Fridays; 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays from April 13-May 11.





Cost: $15-$25

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

Alice In Wonderland

Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences | Lincolnshire, Ill.

The classic tale, live on stage. A special one-hour presentation for children of all ages. March 14-May 18.

Cost: $15

Sleeping Beauty

Provision Theater Company | Chicago, Ill.

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.



When: 10 a.m. and noon
Cost: $15, $10 kids 12 and under

Beauty and the Beast Jr.

The Wilmette Theatre | Wilmette, Ill.

Performances are 10 a.m. April 27, May 4 and 11; 7 p.m. May 12.




Cost: $15

The Waa-Mu Show 2013: Flying Home

Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center | Evanston, Ill.

Imagine a world in which Wonderland, Oz and Neverland collide. The journeys of Alice, Dorothy and Wendy intersect and are woven together with a brand new fantasy. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays; 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday from May 3-12, with an additional show at 2 p.m. May 11.





Cost: $10-$30

Magic Matinee

Theater Wit | Chicago, Ill.

Swing back in time and experience the wonder of a vaudeville magic show. Sean Masterson brings to life the magic and stories of magician "Herrmann The Great". Herrmann's magical matinees were a Chicago tradition at the end of the 19th century. Sean imaginatively combines sleight-of-hand magic and illusions with tales of Herrmann's off stage antics in the Windy City.


When: 2 p.m.
Cost: $16, $13 kids
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