Featuring innovative puppetry, evocative music and black light
visual effects, the Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia production
brings to life three of Eric Carle's all-time family favorites -
The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Cloud and The Mixed-Up
Chameleon. On April 25 and 26, the show will be at the North Shore
Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 W. Skokie Blvd. in Skokie.
Tickets start at $20. For tickets and information, call (847)
673-6300 or visit northshorecenter.org. Following its opening
weekend in Skokie, The Very Hungry Caterpillar will move to The
Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, for a
five-week run at Chicago Children's Theatre's home base. Tickets
start at $25. Performances are April 29 through June 1. For tickets
and information, call the Chicago Children's Theatre box office,
(872) 222-9555 or visit chicagochildrenstheatre.org.