Arts & culture


Lexie Dorsett Sharp schools us on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s feel-good tour. more

Nov 3, 2017 9:48 AM Arts & Culture

They embody everything that's great about this season. more

Nov 1, 2017 6:00 AM Arts & Culture

A 10-snapshot photo tour more

Jul 18, 2017 11:07 AM Arts & Culture

July’s creative forecast? Brilliant. more

Jun 27, 2017 11:39 AM Arts & Culture

Celebrate the author's 113th birthday in silly style. more

Mar 2, 2017 6:04 PM Fairs & Fests

From the stunning sets and costumes to some memorable characters and catchy songs, "The Lion King" recreates the magic of one of Disney's most famous films on the stage. more

Dec 7, 2015 6:48 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Paramount Theatre's must-see performance of "Mary Poppins" brings joy to Chicago families this holiday season. more

Dec 1, 2014 8:49 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Chicago Shakespeare Theater brings Dr. Seuss to life with colorful sets, toe-tapping music and some great lessons for kids. more

Jul 14, 2014 11:38 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Beloved nanny Mary Poppins has made her way to Chicago's northern suburbs! The must-see show features toe-tapping song and dance numbers from an amazingly talented cast. more

Nov 8, 2013 11:11 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Emerald City's Rapunzel isn't exactly what you might expect, but it is filled with funny lines that will delight grownups and kids of all ages. It runs through Jan. 4. more

Nov 4, 2013 11:42 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Chicago Children's Theatre opened its must-see show, "A Year with Frog & Toad" this weekend and will leave your kids enthralled. Go see it before it's too late. more

Oct 14, 2013 11:51 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Looking for a great introduction to live theater? Emerald City's "The Teddy Bears' Picnic" just might be the perfect choice. more

Oct 7, 2013 4:16 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Say the word Opera-Matic and people might wonder if you know what you're talking about. The non-profit organization formed by artists use their art to contribute to the community, this time with a lullaby parade. more

Aug 7, 2013 11:49 AM Arts & Culture

If you've never experienced a drive-in movie theater, it's time to pack up the car and head to Cascade's "Movies Under the Stars" in West Chicago. And don't wait-Cascade is the only remaining drive-in theater in the Chicago area. more

Jun 3, 2013 2:32 PM Arts & Culture

The famous (and infamous) Mongolian leader was born in 1155 and built an empire which lasted long after his death. Now the Field Museum has stories and artifacts from his life. more

Apr 2, 2012 3:21 PM Museums