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Sally and her brother are bored on a rainy day when the Cat in the Hat appears with tricks and things and games to play. Their day is filled with mischief and imagination despite protests from their fish — that is, until their mom returns home. Join us for Dr. Seuss's classic children's story that illustrates boredom is truly just a state of mind.
DJEMBE! The Show is a unique, immersive fusion of music, rhythm, and culture…and the audience is part of the band! Each member of the audience is given a real African djembe drum for the evening and, led by a master of ceremonies, audience members play along to their favorite tunes with a world-class band of African and international musicians. The show is an innovative and joyous experience filled with energy and emotion. DJEMBE! The Show is a celebration of life — nothing like it has been seen, felt, or heard before.
A comedic twist on the legend of brave Robin Hood, who steals from the rich to give to the poor. Join Robin and his Merry Men as they work to fight against the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham. This band of misfits needs to stop the sheriff, who plans to marry Maid Marian, and outwit the scheming Prince John, with plenty of laughs along the way. Recommended for grades 1-6.
Join us on the hunt for your dearest stuffed animal, Knuffle Bunny, in this comedic musical adaptation of the Caldecott Honor Book by Mo Willems! After losing the beloved toy rabbit at the laundromat, a desperate dad, a merry mom, and toddler Trixie learn the power in communicating, even when there are no words. This treasured tale is an ECT audience favorite.
Chicago Children's Theatre, in a co-commission with Children's Theatre Company of Minneapolis, will open Last Stop on Market Street, a world premiere musical based on the award-winning book by author Matt de la Peña and illustrator Christian Robinson, 2016 Newbery Medal winner, a 2016 Caldecott Honor Book, and a 2016 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book.
Acclaimed playwright Cheryl L. West is creating this first-ever stage adaptation of one of the most celebrated children's books ever. Kids (and parents) love Peña's warm tale about young CJ and his wise, loving grandmother who teaches him to find beauty in everyday city life. Speaking of the mundane, the music will be anything but, as CCT is welcoming Motown music legend Lamont Dozier and Paris Ray Dozier, the duo behind the music in CCT's 2015 smash hit Mr. Chickee's Funny Money, back to Chicago to create the show's original score.
Lifeline Theatre's KidSeries presents You Think It's Easy Being the Tooth Fairy?, a world premiere family musical with book by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Heather Currie and Derek Czaplewski, music and lyrics by Laura McKenzie, and directed by Heather Currie, based on the book by Sheri Bell-Rehwoldt, illustrated by David Slonim. Dew Drop just landed her dream assignment: training to become the next tooth fairy! But after coming on board, she learns that there's more to the job than simply being sparkly: It's going to take guts, skill, and a whole lot of training to succeed. Working closely with her mentor — and a flashy flock of firefly assistants — Dew Drop must learn the rules of Command Central, master "Tooth-o-Finder" technology, and bench-press mountains of quarters before she can fly on her own. Tackle a new challenge and learn what it takes to succeed in the fast-paced tooth collection industry with this world premiere musical based on the 2007 book.