Chicago Children’s Theatre Sets 2019-20 Season

Chicago Children’s Theatre Sets 2019-20 Season

Photo: A promo shot from the touring production of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show” Chicago Children’s Theatre has announced its 2019-2020 season, it’s third at it’s West Loop complex “The Station.” The season opens in September with Chicago debut of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show,” a spectacle of 75 puppets...

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Chicago Children’s Theatre Announces World Premiere “The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963” Cast & Staff

Chicago Children’s Theatre Announces World Premiere “The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963” Cast & Staff

Chicago Children’s Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for its 13th season finale, the world premiere of “The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963,” a civil rights-era family drama based on the Newberry-winning young adult novel by Christopher Paul Curtis about the 1963 Birmingham church bombing. Cheryl L....

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Chicago Children’s Theatre Announces FREDERICK Cast & Production Team

Chicago Children’s Theatre Announces FREDERICK Cast & Production Team

Lionni’s early-reading picture book introduces children to the idea that there is a place for all of us in this world and the importance of artists in our society.

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Chicago Children’s Theatre Announces First Full Season in New Home

Chicago Children’s Theatre Announces First Full Season in New Home

Chicago Children’s Theatre has announced its 2017-18 season. Now in its new home, dubbed “The Station” at 100 S. Racine St. in the West Loop, the company will present all of its family-friendly performances, classes, and camps in the same location starting next fall. The season opens in The Station’s...

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Full of Heart, THE YEAR I DIDN’T GO TO SCHOOL Magically Brings the Book to Life

Full of Heart, THE YEAR I DIDN’T GO TO SCHOOL Magically Brings the Book to Life

If you (or your child) ever wished you could open up a book and bring the illustrations and words to life, you needn’t look much further than the newly adapted page-to-stage production directed by Heidi Stillman.

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Neverbird Project Announces PINOCCHIO Cast and Production Team

Neverbird Project Announces PINOCCHIO Cast and Production Team

Neverbird Project, a new theater company focused on Deaf and hearing youths and featuring Deaf and hearing actors, has announced the cast and production team for their original production of PINOCCHIO.

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Opening Plans for Chicago Children’s Theatre’s “Station”

Opening Plans for Chicago Children’s Theatre’s “Station”

Chicago Children’s Theatre announced grand opening plans today for its new home, the former 12th District Police Station at 100 S. Racine Avenue, now being transformed into a performing arts and community center in Chicago’s West Loop, called appropriately “The Station.” Phase One of the project opens in February, and...

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Video: Gavin Lawrence as 7-Year-Old Barack Obama

Video: Gavin Lawrence as 7-Year-Old Barack Obama

Chicago Children’s Theatre’s production of JABARI DREAMS OF FREEDOM features Gavin Lawrence as Barack Obama, and in this clip as a 7-year-old he come’s up with the ubiquitous “Yes we can”.

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