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"The Lightning Thief": The Percy Jackson Pop-Rock Musical

at McAninch Arts Center, Glen Ellyn
OFFER DATES:
Fri, February 24
FULL PRICE: $12 - $20
OFFER PRICE: $5 - $8

Adapted from Rick Riordan's bestselling YA book, this "action-packed musical with heroic battles and mythological beasties" ("New York Post") finds Percy Jackson in hot water at school -- again. But h... [more+]

Adapted from Rick Riordan's bestselling YA book, this "action-packed musical with heroic battles and mythological beasties" ("New York Post") finds Percy Jackson in hot water at school -- again. But he's got bigger fish to fry. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy's Greek mythology textbook and into his life, and he seems to have angered a few of them along the way. Now, young Percy and his newfound friends must race against the hourglass to solve the mystery of Zeus' stolen lightning bolt and set things right on Mount Olympus. Intended for kids ages 8-12, performances of "The Lightning Thief" at McAninch Arts Center in Glen Ellyn are followed by a meet-and-greet with the cast. [less-]

"Quest": Circus-Theater Show With Music, Juggling, Trapeze & More

at The Actors Gymnasium, Evanston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, February 24
Fri, March 03
Fri, March 10
+ 1 more dates
Fri, February 24
Fri, March 03
Fri, March 10
Fri, March 17
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FULL PRICE: $15 - $20
OFFER PRICE: $7.50 - $10

In this world-premiere circus-theater production, a plucky heroine and her loyal sidekicks embark on an exciting "Quest" to find the wise hermit who might just have the answers they seek. Along the wa... [more+]

In this world-premiere circus-theater production, a plucky heroine and her loyal sidekicks embark on an exciting "Quest" to find the wise hermit who might just have the answers they seek. Along the way, there are unexpected detours filled with music, slapstick, juggling, trapeze artistry and more. The Actors Gymnasium in Evanston stages this annual winter circus, which stars their adult professional artists, and is designed to entertain everyone age 5 and up. Director Leslie Buxbaum Danzig, who holds a PhD in Performance Studies from Northwestern, loosely based the story on Leo Tolstoy's "The Three Questions." [less-]

"Storytown": Improv Comedy Created by Your Kids

at Stage 773, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sat, February 25
FULL PRICE: $12.50
OFFER PRICE: $6.25

"Storytown" is a super-fun interactive comedy show for kids ages 3 to 10 at Chicago's Stage 773. The kids in the audience create the setting, which might include superheroes, undersea adventures, prin... [more+]

"Storytown" is a super-fun interactive comedy show for kids ages 3 to 10 at Chicago's Stage 773. The kids in the audience create the setting, which might include superheroes, undersea adventures, princesses or dinosaurs -- the sky's the limit. Then they'll lend a hand creating the backdrop on butcher paper with the help of the show's artists. As the actors and musicians bring the tale to life before your eyes, props and costumes are created on the spot. Through it all, a pianist scores the action, backing original lyrics created then and there by the actors. The result is madly creative mayhem fueled entirely by the creative energy of the audience! [less-]

"The Snowy Day": Classic Children's Book Onstage

at Apollo Theater - Mainstage, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sat, February 25
Sun, February 26
Sat, March 04
+ 5 more dates
Sat, February 25
Sun, February 26
Sat, March 04
Sun, March 05
Sat, March 11
Sun, March 19
Sun, March 26
Sat, April 01
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FULL PRICE: $24
OFFER PRICE: $12

Ezra Jack Keats' beloved children's books that began with "The Snowy Day" come to life in this Emerald City Theatre production by award-winning playwright Jerome Hairston. A landmark picture book, "Th... [more+]

Ezra Jack Keats' beloved children's books that began with "The Snowy Day" come to life in this Emerald City Theatre production by award-winning playwright Jerome Hairston. A landmark picture book, "The Snowy Day" was the first to feature an African-American protagonist, centering on Peter, a young boy who explores his city after the first snowfall. The Caldecott Medal-winning book and its six sequels have continued to enchant readers for over 50 years. In this stage adaptation, various types of puppetry and movement capture Peter's poignant journey through childhood in a whole new way. Come experience "The Snowy Day and Other Stories" at Chicago's Apollo Theater. [less-]

"Adventure Library!" Is Bookish Fun for Everyone

at pH Comedy Theater, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sat, February 25
FULL PRICE: $8 - $12
OFFER PRICE: COMP

Entertain the family with two really fun activities for kids in one adventurous afternoon. With "Adventure Library!", pH Productions combines books and live entertainment to stimulate your children's ... [more+]

Entertain the family with two really fun activities for kids in one adventurous afternoon. With "Adventure Library!", pH Productions combines books and live entertainment to stimulate your children's creativity and tickle their funny bones. Kids will vote on their favorite book, and then they'll help the improvisers re-write the story using their imaginations and their unique senses of humor. Kids are also encouraged to join the actors on stage to play characters, adding to the fun. The show takes place at the pH Comedy Theater, located in the Andersonville neighborhood of Chicago. Kids will love a day of book-based comedy and theater and perhaps a stop for a sweet treat afterwards at the nearby Swedish Bakery. [less-]

"ComedySportz": Fast & Funny Improv Comedy for the Whole Family

at The ComedySportz Theatre, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sat, February 25
FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $12.50

Fans of comedy and improv shows like "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" will love Chicago's "ComedySportz", a fun, fast-paced event that's great for the whole family. Two highly skilled teams battle for laugh... [more+]

Fans of comedy and improv shows like "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" will love Chicago's "ComedySportz", a fun, fast-paced event that's great for the whole family. Two highly skilled teams battle for laughs and points as they create scenes, games and songs on the spot with audience participation and suggestions incorporated into the act. It's never the same show twice, and you might even end up on stage yourself! The competition moves at a blazing pace, and you ultimately get to decide the winner. [less-]

"The Adventures of Robin Hood": Thrilling 2-Person Stage Adaptation

at Filament Theatre, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sat, February 25
Sat, February 25
Sun, February 26
+ 9 more dates
Sat, February 25
Sat, February 25
Sun, February 26
Sun, February 26
Sat, March 04
Sat, March 04
Sun, March 05
Sun, March 05
Sat, March 11
Sun, March 12
Sat, March 18
Sun, March 19
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FULL PRICE: $15 - $25
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $12.50

Experience anew the tale of Robin Hood and his Merry Men in an immersive, action-packed production from Filament Theatre. "The Adventures of Robin Hood" is an innovative take on the classic story in w... [more+]

Experience anew the tale of Robin Hood and his Merry Men in an immersive, action-packed production from Filament Theatre. "The Adventures of Robin Hood" is an innovative take on the classic story in which all the show's characters -- from the beguiling Maid Marian to the villainous Sheriff of Nottingham -- are brought to life by just two actors. Swift and playful, full of sword fights and swashbuckling romance, this inventive, fourth-wall-breaking theatrical event will thrill adults and children alike in Chicago. [less-]

House of Blues Gospel Brunch: Tasty Food & Joyful Song

at House of Blues Chicago, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sun, February 26
Sun, March 05
Sun, March 05
+ 11 more dates
Sun, February 26
Sun, March 05
Sun, March 05
Sun, March 12
Sun, March 12
Sun, March 26
Sun, March 26
Sun, April 02
Sun, April 09
Sun, April 09
Sun, April 23
Sun, April 23
Sun, April 30
Sun, April 30
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FULL PRICE: $31 - $48.50
OFFER PRICE: $23.75 - $38

Fill up on tasty, Southern and Creole-inspired food and joyful singing at the House of Blues Gospel Brunch in Chicago. Enjoy a delicious brunch buffet, which includes a wide variety of choices, includ... [more+]

Fill up on tasty, Southern and Creole-inspired food and joyful singing at the House of Blues Gospel Brunch in Chicago. Enjoy a delicious brunch buffet, which includes a wide variety of choices, including carving stations, the signature chicken and waffles, omelets, bottomless mimosas and more. Then get ready for a joyful and inspiring good time that'll have you on your feet, clapping, singing and swaying to the sounds of the beautiful voices from top local and national stars. Kids ages 5 and younger are free. [less-]

Blue Man Group at Chicago's Briar Street Theatre

at Briar Street Theatre, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Wed, March 01
Sun, March 05
Tue, March 07
+ 1 more dates
Wed, March 01
Sun, March 05
Tue, March 07
Wed, March 08
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FULL PRICE: $69
OFFER PRICE: $38.33 - $46

The entertainment phenomenon known as the Blue Man Group is better than ever in this updated show featuring all-new material at Chicago's Briar Street Theatre. You'll find the famous blue bald guys in... [more+]

The entertainment phenomenon known as the Blue Man Group is better than ever in this updated show featuring all-new material at Chicago's Briar Street Theatre. You'll find the famous blue bald guys interacting with "GiPads," taking a humorous look at contemporary forms of communication, and performing a pulsating new finale set to an original music score. Audiences of all ages worldwide have experienced and loved Blue Man Group, a wildly imaginative stage show that cleverly combines comedy, art and science with fabulous visual effects and Grammy-nominated music. [less-]

"A Wrinkle in Time": Classic Youth Sci-Fi Novel Hits the Stage

at Lifeline Theatre, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Thu, March 02
Fri, March 03
Sun, March 05
+ 25 more dates
Thu, March 02
Fri, March 03
Sun, March 05
Thu, March 09
Fri, March 10
Sat, March 11
Sat, March 11
Sun, March 12
Thu, March 16
Fri, March 17
Sat, March 18
Sat, March 18
Sun, March 19
Thu, March 23
Fri, March 24
Sat, March 25
Sat, March 25
Sun, March 26
Thu, March 30
Fri, March 31
Sat, April 01
Sat, April 01
Sun, April 02
Thu, April 06
Fri, April 07
Sat, April 08
Sat, April 08
Sun, April 09
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FULL PRICE: $40
OFFER PRICE: $15 - $20

After her father vanishes under mysterious circumstances, Meg Murray's life begins spiraling out of control. One dark and stormy night, Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which appear and promise to help... [more+]

After her father vanishes under mysterious circumstances, Meg Murray's life begins spiraling out of control. One dark and stormy night, Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which appear and promise to help rescue him from the monstrous darkness that threatens the universe. "A Wrinkle in Time" follows Meg, her extraordinary brother Charles Wallace, their pal Calvin, and a host of extraterrestrial friends and foes as they journey into the heart of a terrible evil in the hope of reuniting a fragmented family. Based on the beloved 1963 book by Madeleine L'Engle, this heartwarming adventure across the stars gets underway at Chicago's Lifeline Theatre. [less-]

"That's Weird, Grandma: It Came From the Voting Booth" -- Written by Kids, Staged by Adults

at The Neo-Futurarium, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sun, March 05
Mon, March 06
Sun, March 12
+ 5 more dates
Sun, March 05
Mon, March 06
Sun, March 12
Mon, March 13
Sun, March 19
Mon, March 20
Sun, March 26
Mon, March 27
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FULL PRICE: $6 - $12
OFFER PRICE: $6 - $8

"That's Weird, Grandma" is a weekly show of short sketches and songs adapted from stories written by students in Barrel of Monkeys' arts education programs. The special 20th anniversary performance --... [more+]

"That's Weird, Grandma" is a weekly show of short sketches and songs adapted from stories written by students in Barrel of Monkeys' arts education programs. The special 20th anniversary performance -- dubbed "It Came From the Voting Booth" -- features a sketch collection focusing on the 2016 election and all things political. The show runs the gamut from clever and funny to touching and poignant, and includes live music, original song-and-dance numbers, wigs and props galore and a rotating cast of talented professional actors. [less-]

"Artrageous": Performers Create Paintings in Live Art Show

at Batavia Fine Arts Centre, Batavia
OFFER DATES:
Fri, March 10
FULL PRICE: $25 - $36
OFFER PRICE: $12 - $17

"Artrageous" is a one-of-a-kind crossover experience that blends captivating vocals, intricate choreography and exciting audience participation. In this performance at the Batavia Fine Arts Centre, a ... [more+]

"Artrageous" is a one-of-a-kind crossover experience that blends captivating vocals, intricate choreography and exciting audience participation. In this performance at the Batavia Fine Arts Centre, a troupe of artists, musicians, singers and dancers creates a whole gallery of colorful and spontaneous paintings on the stage before your very eyes. Paying tribute to a variety of art forms, pop icons and musical genres, "Artrageous" is an unforgettable celebration of the creative process that will have you on your feet by the end of the show. [less-]

Kid-Friendly Musical "Penelope Pennyworth Girl Detective: The Case of Mr. Nobody"

at The Edge Theater, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sat, March 11
Sat, March 11
Sun, March 12
+ 12 more dates
Sat, March 11
Sat, March 11
Sun, March 12
Sat, March 18
Sat, March 18
Sun, March 19
Sat, March 25
Sat, March 25
Sun, March 26
Sat, April 01
Sat, April 01
Sun, April 02
Sat, April 08
Sat, April 08
Sun, April 09
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FULL PRICE: $10 - $15
OFFER PRICE: $5 - $7.50

Penelope is a 10-year-old girl detective solving crimes big and small with her best friend and sidekick Tillie. In "Penelope Pennyworth Girl Detective: The Case of Mr. Nobody", Tillie begins to feel a... [more+]

Penelope is a 10-year-old girl detective solving crimes big and small with her best friend and sidekick Tillie. In "Penelope Pennyworth Girl Detective: The Case of Mr. Nobody", Tillie begins to feel a little left out after a new friend joins the detective crew. When Penny's diary goes missing, her chance at winning the science fair is threatened! While Tillie seems to be a likely suspect for the theft, it's up to everybody to find out who really dunnit. This fun musical from Li'l Buds Theatre Company co-founder Jenny Lamb shows the strength that kids can find within when they need to overcome obstacles. Your entire family can join in the case-cracking, spirit-lifting fun at Chicago's Edge Theater. [less-]

Fantastical "Six Stories Tall" Explores the Concept of Heroism

at Adventure Stage Chicago, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Fri, March 24
Sat, April 08
Sat, April 15
+ 3 more dates
Fri, March 24
Sat, April 08
Sat, April 15
Fri, April 21
Sat, April 22
Sat, April 29
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FULL PRICE: $17
OFFER PRICE: $8.50

Inspired by Hispanic folklore, "Six Stories Tall" is a multimedia storytelling spectacle that will enrapture the entire family. Featuring a live DJ, and incorporating a host of narrative influences, i... [more+]

Inspired by Hispanic folklore, "Six Stories Tall" is a multimedia storytelling spectacle that will enrapture the entire family. Featuring a live DJ, and incorporating a host of narrative influences, including comics, video games, hip-hop and mythology, the tales touch on monsters, mermaids, spray paint and more. The result is a thrilling, heartfelt journey that explores what it means to be a hero. Bring your family and enjoy this unique, unforgettable performance that soars above your standard superhero story. [less-]

360 CHICAGO Observation Deck: Jaw-Dropping Views of the Windy City

at 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Wed, June 14
FULL PRICE: $24 - $48
OFFER PRICE: $18 - $36

Experience one of the most iconic skylines in the world from a totally new perspective atop the 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck. Whether you're visiting Chicago for the first time or just making a day tr... [more+]

Experience one of the most iconic skylines in the world from a totally new perspective atop the 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck. Whether you're visiting Chicago for the first time or just making a day trip from the suburbs, 360 CHICAGO makes for a fun, inspiring and just plain jaw-droppingly gorgeous way to experience the Windy City and its historic lakefront. See Chicago's most famous landmarks and architectural gems from 94 floors up during the day, or wait 'til the sun sets and take in all the twinkling lights the city (unexpected date idea, anyone?) -- and with this offer, you won't have to choose one or the other because your ticket is good for two visits within a 48-hour period. Plus, you can relax and enjoy the view while having a cocktail or coffee from the brand new cafe and bar. [less-]

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