Musical that chronicles the sociological effects upon youth from
fatherless homes and how they manage to uplift themselves in spite
of it. Kwanzaa week holiday performances are Dec. 26, 27, 28.
Regular run is Jan. 12-June 1, 2013.
The classic tale, live on stage. A special one-hour presentation for children of all ages. March 14-May 18.Cost: $15
The musical is based on the best-selling children's book by celebrated actress Julianne Moore. Freckleface Strawberry will try anything to get rid of her freckles - from scrubbing them with soap to applying makeup and even wearing a ski mask to school. With the help of her loveable schoolmates, she learns that everyone is special, even if they are different. Through music, dancing and laughter, this new musical teaches us to love the skin we're in. Performances run 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays from March 30-May 11.Cost: Reserved seats are $8 in advance or $10 online and at the door
Come help Prince Hunter and the Palace Sisters of Color Land as they climb a mountain, sail across the ocean, and face a fiery dragon in order to reach Princess Amber, who has fallen asleep under the spell of the evil fairy, Magenta. Performances are 10 a.m. and noon Saturdays from May 11-June 15.
When: 10 a.m. and noon
Orphaned and in danger of being sent to different foster homes, the four siblings run away and make their home in an abandoned railroad boxcar. Performances are 7:30 p.m. May 9-11; 2:30 p.m. May 11.
Cost: $12, $6 kids
Performances are 10 a.m. April 27, May 4 and 11; 7 p.m. May 12.
Interactive kids show where the kids help guide the story from scene to scene and song to song with out talented improvisors. Kids create backdrop of the story and pick out the costumes. For tickets email email@example.com. For more information, visit hogwashkids.com.
When: 10:30 a.m.
Swing back in time and experience the wonder of a vaudeville magic show. Sean Masterson brings to life the magic and stories of magician "Herrmann The Great". Herrmann's magical matinees were a Chicago tradition at the end of the 19th century. Sean imaginatively combines sleight-of-hand magic and illusions with tales of Herrmann's off stage antics in the Windy City.
When: 2 p.m.
The museum will open early for registered kids and families with disabilities to experience CCM's playful, multisensory exhibits and activities. The first 100 visitors to register receive free admission (limit six per family). To register and for more information, call (312) 321-6551.When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.