live theater for kids

Pinkalicious The Musical

The Highland Park Players Theater for Young Audiences are tickled pink to bring Pinkalicious the Musical to Highland Park! Performances are February 22, 23, 29, and March 1 at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm on all dates. Performances are at Sherwood Elementary School, 1900 Stratford Rd in Highland Park, IL. This special one-hour presentation is performed by adults and teens…


Paw Patrol Live!

In PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure,” Mayor Goodway is getting everything shipshape for a big Pirate Day celebration in Adventure Bay. When Cap’n Turbot falls into a dark and mysterious cavern, it’s PAW Patrol to the rescue! Chase, Marshall, Rubble, Skye, Rocky and Zuma save Cap’n Turbot and discover a secret pirate treasure map that leads them on…


Mexico Beyond Mariachi presents “SUGAR SKULL! A Dia de los Muertos Musical Adventure”

A one-hour joyous, heartfelt adventure that delves into the rich, tuneful traditions of the holiday through music and dance. Young Vita thinks her family has gone loco planning a celebration for deceased loved ones until she finds herself on a magical, musical journey accompanied by Sugar Skull, a charismatic candy skeleton to unravel the true meaning of Día de los…


Luchadora!

by Alvaro Saar Rios directed by Michelle Lopez-Rios When Vanessa discovers a pink lucha libre mask, Nana Lupita tells her granddaughter about the family’s history in the wrestling ring in 1960s Texas. The life of a secret female warrior emerges as Vanessa learns about family, honor, and friendship. ​ Recommended for ages 7 and up. October 03, 2019 – November 09, 2019…


“Me…Jane: The Dreams & Adventures of Young Jane Goodall”

The Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences on Tour presents this inspiring musical, based on the book “Me…Jane” by Patrick McDonnell, adapted and written by McDonnell, Andy Mitton and Aaron Posner with music and lyrics by Andy Mitton. Using anecdotes taken directly from Jane Goodall’s autobiography, “Me…Jane” makes Goodall’s true story accessible and entertaining for the young—and young at heart….


Jane of the Jungle

book and lyrics by Karen Zacarías music by Deborah Wicks La Puma directed by Michelle Lopez-Rios​ Middle school may seem like a jungle…and it might just be one in Jane of the Jungle! When Jane is invited to the Too-Cool-Almost-Middle-School-All-Girl-Party, she has to learn to navigate tricky situations with her spunky little brother, herds of friends, and bestie Kayla. Come experience the wild side…


Little Red Riding Hood

Chicago Kids Company – Theater for Children (CKC) presents Little Red Riding Hood, an original musical adaptation of the classic tale!Meet Little Red and her friends as she travels through the woods to Grandma’s house.  Will she listen to her Mama’s warning not to stray from the path? And why is the wacky Wolf so eager to help her out?…


The Three Little Pigs at Pheasant Run Resort

Chicago Kids Company – Theater for Children (CKC) presents The Three Little Pigs, a one-hour musical adaptation. In this original one-hour musical, sisters Roxanne, Petunia and Babe set out to build their own houses. “Rock n’ Roll” Roxanne builds hers out of sticks, the very “Pretty Petunia Piggy” builds hers out of straw and “smart, sensible, book-smart” Babe builds hers…


Jack and the Beanstalk at the Beverly Arts Center

Chicago Kids Company – Theater for Children (CKC) presents Jack and the Beanstalk, an original musical adaptation of the classic tale! Meet Jack and his best friend, a Spanish-speaking cow named Carmelita. When Jack sets off to save the family farm and comes back with magic beans, it’s not long before he finds himself on a wild adventure at the top…


The Second City Training Center Fall Carnival

Welcome to The Second City Training Center!! Our Fall Carnival is a circus-themed open house for new friends and current students alike! We want to welcome all to the Training Center and showcase some of what we do here. RSVP FOR WORKSHOPS IN TICKET LINK Location: 2nd Floor of Piper’s Alley Starting at 12pm the Kid’s Fair will commence with:…


Disney’s Frozen KIDS

Be swept away with Queen Elsa, Princess Anna, Olaf and more to the magical land of Arendelle, now bigger than ever in this fresh-off-BROADWAY musical extravaganza! In collaboration with Disney Theatrical Group and Musical Theater International, Ovation Academy for the Performing Arts in Oak Park is honored to pilot a premiere production of Disney’s Frozen KIDS (a 30-minute musical adapted…


Disney’s Frozen KIDS

this fresh-off-BROADWAY musical extravaganza! In collaboration with Disney Theatrical Group and Musical Theater International, Ovation Academy for the Performing Arts in Oak Park is honored to pilot a premiere production of Disney’s Frozen KIDS (a 30-minute musical adapted exclusively for elementary schoolers). You won’t want to miss your only chance in Illinois to experience Disney’s beloved story of Frozen brought…