The first book in Barbara Robinson's popular Herdmans series, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, introduced the world to the six "worst kids in the world." This hilarious and heartwarming comedy, adapted for the stage by Robinson herself, follows the delinquent Herdman children, who attend church for the first time because they're told there will be snacks. Over the rest of the town's objections, the ne'er-do-wells are cast in the Christmas play -- a sure-fire recipe for disaster. A song-filled celebration of the holiday season's transformative power, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is delightful time for the whole family.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly old man who receives a Christmas Eve visit from the ghost of his old business partner, Jacob Marley, warning him to mend his ways. During the night, three spirits appear before Scrooge showing him visions of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and Christmas Future to reveal the results of his selfish life. Scrooge promises to redeem himself and vows to honor the spirit of Christmas with all his heart, spreading good cheer, kindness and generosity to everyone he encounters.
Spend a whole day with Llama Llama and Mama Llama as they encounter the daily fun and foibles of Llama life. Help them get through school stress, grocery store grievances, and bedtime big business. This stage premiere of Anna Dewdney's rhyming Llamas is sure to bring a smile to children and adults alike.
Mileep and the Attack of the Jellybean People tells the story of an imaginative boy named Mileep and his futuristic, magical and musical journey to save his home planet of Cashton, Earth and maybe even the entire galaxy. Mileep and his trusty but motley crew of warriors including his miswired nanny robot Nancy Nanbot 4000, must battle their imagination obliterating foes: boring Mrs. Stenchbottom, manical Black Licorice, and the fearless Pretzel Woman Warriors. Will good triumph or evil? Will life be "boring, boring, boring, boring" or will imagination save the day? Will Mileep go into a sugar coma? Find out as Corn Productions brings you the spaced out musical adventure, Mileep and the Attack of the Jellybean People.
Captivating audiences for nearly 200 years, The Nutcracker is the story of a young girl named Marie and her unusual Christmas gift. When Marie receives a beautiful Nutcracker on Christmas Eve from her mysterious Uncle Drosselmeyer, she awakens in the middle of the night to find that her nutcracker has come to life. Unfortunately, other toys have come to life as well, including the evil Mouse King. The Mouse King has stolen the powerful magic crown which has the ability to turn the wearer into a human boy. It will take Marie and a team of kind-hearted toys to reach the Sugar Plum Fairy before the wicked Mouse King.
Get tangled up in this musical fairy tale treat written by the creators of the TV show, Friends! Princes, Princesses, and even Evil Witches find their happy endings in this story of growing hair and growing up. Rapunzel is best suited for children ages 3-10.
The beloved stop-motion classic RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER and his friends soar off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. From fleeing the Abominable Snow Monster to saving Christmas, join RUDOLPH and his friends Clarice, Hermey the Elf and Yukon Cornelius as their adventures teach us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Don't miss this wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the little misfit in all of us.
From superheroes to undersea adventures, princesses to dinosaurs, Storytown takes you on an interactive, fully improvised adventure. The actors use audience suggestions and ideas to create a different story every week. Kids design the setting and help shape the story. The actors, artists and musicians bring it to life. When the possibilities are endless, no two stories are ever the same.
Mama Bear and Baby Bear have invited you to pack up your picnic basket and head out to the woods. Mama Bear needs your family's help to set up the picnic and gather the materials for a perfect lunch. Explore your surroundings and squeal with delight at the surprises you and Baby Bear discover there. Best suited for kids 0 - 4.
It's almost Christmas Eve at the North Pole and something is wrong! Holli, the Snow Princess has gone on
vacation and since she left, temperatures have been rising. All the snow has melted and those silly reindeer can't
take off and fly, because the grass tickles their hooves. Santa must send Jack the Bird and LeeLee the Christmas Tree off on an adventure to find Holli and bring her back before Christmas Eve. Will they reach Holli in time? Will Christmas be saved????
Entertaining young and old alike in more than 24,000 games played around the world, the legendary Harlem Globetrotters bring their unique brand of sports entertainment to Allstate Arena in Rosemont. Featuring a timeless mix of basketball, comedy and athleticism, the Globetrotters' captivating dribbling and dunking wizardry is presented with hilarious antics and fan interaction by some of the world's greatest athletes and entertainers. The Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans -- among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents -- over more than eight thrilling decades. For this year's tour they are fielding a team of talented vets and outstanding rookies, including three players over seven feet tall.
There are two sides to every story and the long-suppressed account of the Big, Bad Wolf is finally brought to light in Piggsylvania's Trial of the Century. But can a lone wolf get a fair trial in a corrupt piggy court? And will anyone believe that all the "huffing and puffing" nonsense was just a cover-up for a simple story about a sneeze and a cup of sugar? Enter the jury box and decide the fate of Big 'n Bad in this hit musical called "One of the best children's shows of the year," by the New York Times. Based on the 1989 book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith (The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, Math Curse).
This musical is adapted from the best selling young adult book Mr. Chickee's Funny Money by Christopher Paul Curtis, who also penned Bud, Not Buddy, the Newbery Award-winning book and critically acclaimed CCT world premiere earlier this season. The story follows 9-year-old Steven, a self-proclaimed spy and president of the "Flint Future Detectives Club." At the heart of this whimsical story is a highly intelligent, out-of-the-box thinker, and entrepreneurial boy, who discovers that family, friends, imagination and determination are the true keys to success; and sharing the spotlight with others can make one even richer.
When the pigpen starts to look like a real sty, Mama says it's time to leave and build something new. Help Cha, Stu, and Bao watch for wolves while they use hay, sticks, and bricks to make it in a big, bad world. From the same Broadway composers as Honk! and Mary Poppins, this American premiere of this Stiles and Drewe musical is curly tail not to be missed!
Lyle loves his life with the Primms in the house on East 88th Street. But everything changes when Hector P. Valenti, Star of Stage and Screen, appears with an offer to take Lyle to meet his mother in the land of the crocodile. Should Lyle trust the devious showman? And will his adopted family understand his desire to meet his birth mother? Travel the world on a journey of hilarity and heart in this world premiere musical
The Very Hungry Caterpillar follows the adventures of a very tiny and very hungry caterpillar that eats his way through an amazing variety of foods towards his eventual metamorphosis into a beautiful butterfly.Children will likewise delight in the antics of Little Cloud. High up in a beautiful sky, Little Cloud slips away from the rest and transforms itself into various shapes of things it sees - a sheep, and airplane, a shark and more. In The Mixed-Up Chameleon, a little chameleon is bored with its life - sitting about predictably changing color all day. So it decides to embark on an adventurous trip to the zoo. Upon seeing the beautiful animals there, the little chameleon tries changing to look like each one of them.
In this exciting new production, the Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang has been called upon to help solve an epic mystery. A trouble-making ghost is haunting a local theatre and Shaggy, Fred, Daphne, Velma, and Scooby-Doo are on their way in the Mystery Machine to crack the case. With crazy ghosts, perplexing puzzles, and an abundance of Scooby Snacks, it's Scooby-Doo and friends at their best, travelling across the country, solving mysteries wherever they go.