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Mrs. Claus! A Holiday Musical
Mrs. Claus! A Holiday Musical

Chicago Kids Company – Theater for Children (CKC) presents Mrs. Claus! A Holiday Musical. This holiday classic and audience favorite returns for its 24th year.…

Mrs. Claus! A Holiday Musical
Mrs. Claus! A Holiday Musical

Chicago Kids Company – Theater for Children (CKC) presents Mrs. Claus! A Holiday Musical. This holiday classic and audience favorite returns for its 24thyear. Our…

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

Based on the award-winning children’s book by Mo Willems, audiences can now hop on board for an unforgettable ride! It’s not easy being the Pigeon ……

Once On This Island
Once On This Island

Once on This Island (A Musical) Book & Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens Music by Stephen Flaherty Directed by Aaron Reese Boseman Choreography by Florence Walker-Harris…

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Before she was the Carole King we know today, she was a young songwriter from Brooklyn trying to make a name for herself. Beautiful –…

Peter Pan
Peter Pan

The adventure begins when Peter Pan and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinker Bell, visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night. With a…

Mrs. Doubtfire
Mrs. Doubtfire

Everyone’s favorite Scottish nanny is headed to Chicago in an internationally acclaimed new hit musical critics call “wonderful, heart-warming, and laugh-out-loud funny” (Manchester Evening News)…

Girl from the North Country
Girl from the North Country

Girl from the North Country reimagines 20 legendary songs of Bob Dylan as they’ve never been heard before, including “Forever Young,” “All Along The Watchtower,” “Hurricane,”…

Shrek: The Musical
Shrek: The Musical

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek: The Musical brings your favorite animated characters to life, from Fiona to Donkey to the Gingerbread Cookie’s…

13 JR.
13 JR.

Ovation Academy is thrilled, honored and over-the-moon to present the newly adapted JR version Of 13! 13 JR. follows Evan Goldman as he is plucked from his fast-paced,…

The Jinkx & DeLa Holiday Show
The Jinkx & DeLa Holiday Show

You better watch out, you better not cry, because “The Queens of Christmas” (Entertainment Weekly) are coming back to the Auditorium Theatre with a brand…

Islander
Islander

Staged with a contemporary Scottish folk-inspired score and epic storytelling, two performers reveal a world of characters, live-mixing and layering their voices to create a…

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