2018 - 2019 Season

The Best Summer Ever!
School is out for the summer, and nine-year-old Maurice experiences highs as high as the Paul Bunyan waterslide, and lows as low as a tuba in the 4th of July parade. Minnesota's own Kevin Kling takes us through a sweet series of summer stories in this irresistibly lighthearted tale.
Best enjoyed by Ages 8 and Up
UnitedHealth Group Stage
July 11 – 29, 2018

Last Stop on Market Street
CJ's over-the top Nana takes him out of the world of his phone and table, and into the loud, gritty, and weird world of public transportation in Chicago! CJ travels not only through the city, but closer to his roots to see that things aren't always what they seem.
Best enjoyed by Ages 5 and Up
UnitedHealth Group Stage
September 15 – October 21, 2018

I Come from Arizona
Gabi Castillo's acceptance into an elite Chicago high school leads her to uncover secrets about her past and parents, discover her own strength, and understand what it means to take risks. In today's world of immigration raids, fear, and uncertainty, Gabi inspires a lesson in finding your inner bravery.
Best enjoyed by Ages 8 and Up
Cargill Stage
October 9 – November 25, 2018

Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas
The miserly, miserable Grinch has had enough of the Whos despicable Christmas joy! He conceives a dastardly plot, but when tiny Cindy Lou Who extends a hand of friendship, the course of Who-History – and the size of the old green guy's heart – is changed forever.
Best enjoyed by Everyone
UnitedHealth Group Stage
November 6, 2018 – January 6, 2019

Mr. Popper's Penguins
The unexpected arrival of twelve penguins rocks the life of modest Mr. Popper, until the imaginative painter turns them into a traveling vaudeville act. You can't miss this must-see Penguiny performance that shows you a wild, witty way to follow your dreams.
Best enjoyed by Ages 4 and Up
UnitedHealth Group Stage
January 15 – February 24, 2019

The Biggest Little House in the Forest
Bernice the Butterfly's home is just perfect – even when a menagerie of other creatures moves in one by one… Complete with a pillow fight, bubble bath, and dance party, Bernice and her friends discover that when you open your heart, there's always room for more!
Best enjoyed by Preschoolers
Cargill Stage
January 29 – March 10, 2019

The Hobbit
Staged with speed and surprises, journey along with unlikely hero Bilbo Baggins on a magically mystical adventure! As Bilbo travels over freezing mountains and frightening forests, he meets all sorts of fierce creatures – some who want to eat him, some who turn into dear friends.
Best enjoyed by Ages 8 and Up
UnitedHealth Group Stage
March 12 – April 14, 2019

Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical
Matilda's dreadful parents hate her. Her headmistress is a life-sucking tyrant who locks children in cupboards. (And you thought you had it bad.) This captivating girl-power romp revels in the anarchy of childhood as Matilda proves that the strength to be yourself will prevail over any adult.
Best enjoyed by Ages 6 and Up
UnitedHealth Group Stage
April 28 – June 23, 2019

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2018-2019 Plays

The Best Summer Ever!

Last Stop on Market Street

I Come from Arizona

Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Mr. Popper’s Penguins

The Biggest Little House in the Forest

The Hobbit

Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical

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