live theater

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…


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…


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…


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…


Disney’s Beauty & the Beast

Step into the enchanted world of Beauty and the Beast. The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his…


Disney’s Winnie the Pooh KIDS & The Hero of Sherwood Forest

DOUBLE FEATURE! Disney’s Winnie the Pooh KIDS Welcome to the Hundred Acre Wood, where Winnie the Pooh is once again in search of honey. Along the way, that willy, nilly, silly old bear meets his pals, Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit and Owl. They soon discover that Christopher Robin has been captured by the mysterious Backson! As they prepare for a rescue operation,…


Totally Ridiculous: an Improvised Show That’s Better Than Recess

Please see dates below! Show Description: a 50-minute  interactive, scriptless, completely improvised show for kids, tailored to audiences ages 5-12. Everything in this show will be made up–right on the spot! All the fun of recess (with air conditioning, and none of the running). Buy Tickets Here! Kids: $10 Adults: $12 Dates: Wednesday June 13th, 11:30 am Wednesday June 20th,…