Theatre Productions for Children


The following theatres have shows for children as young as two…

Let the show begin!



Children’s Theatre of Western Springs
4384 Hampton Ave.
Western Springs, IL 60558
(708) 246-4043

Stage Door Fine Arts at The Community House Theater
415 W. Eighth Street
Hinsdale, IL, 60521
(630) 323-7500

Emerald City Theatre
(773) 529-2690
Performances are split between these two theatres:
Apollo Theater
2540 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60614
(773) 935-6100
Broadway Playhouse
175 E. Chestnut St.
Chicago, IL 60611

Chicago Kids Company
4104 N. Nashville Ave.
Chicago, IL 60634-1429
(773) 205-9600
Performances are at the following theatres around Chicago:
Copernicus Gateway Theatre
5216 W. Lawrence
Beverly Art Center
W. 111th & S. Western Ave
St. Patrick Performing Arts Centre
5900 W. Belmont
Wright College Theater
4300 N. Narragansett Ave.

Chicago Children’s Theatre
1464 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 227-0180

Adventure Stage Chicago
1012 North Noble
Chicago, IL 60642
(773) 342-4141

Lifeline Theatre KidSeries
6912 N Glenwood Ave
Chicago, IL, 60626
(773) 761-4477

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
111 West Campbell Street
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
(847) 577-5982

The IO Theater: Storytown
3541 N Clark St.
(773) 880-0199

AlphaBet Soup Productions
various locations
based out of Lombard
(630) 932-1555

Elmhurst Children’s Theatre
various locations in Elmhurst

McAninch Arts Center
Fawell and Park Boulevards
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 942-4000

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1 Comment on "Theatre Productions for Children"

  1. Lifeline Theatre has announced their 30th anniversary season for 2012-13 and Duck for President returns to the stage this fall. Just in time for election season! Duck is a classic tale by the authors of Click, Clack, Moo. More information at

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