Chicago Children’s Theatre

Upcoming Events

X-Marks The Spot: An X-Tra Sensory Podcast Series
Audio Play/Podcast, Children’s/Family, Virtual
Runs Mar 05May 31, 2021

X-Marks the Spot is a five-part, serialized audio play based on Chicago Children’s Theatre’s acclaimed 2019 world premiere production of the same name, conceived and directed by CCT …

Little Jams: A Parking Lot Performance
Children’s/Family, In-Person, Music, Outdoor
Runs May 15Jun 06, 2021
Join CCT for this highly interactive show featuring acts from their favorite musicians and vocalists. Sing and dance along to universal favorites and underground hits in a festival atmosphere complete with food vendors and oodles of bubbles. This fast-paced, hour-long celebration is all about family fun, local artists, and generating as much joy as their parking-lot can hold!
Diamond’s Dream
Children’s/Family, Virtual
Runs Jan 18May 31, 2021

Diamond’s Dream, the first Springboard project to be produced for online viewing, takes place on a CTA Red Line train traveling south through pandemic-era Chicago. Diamond, a pre-teen African-American …

Maybe Something Beautiful
Children’s/Family, Virtual
Runs Apr 01May 31, 2021

What good can a splash of color do in a community of gray? As Mira and her neighbors discover, more than you might ever imagine! Based on the …

My Magic Breath
Children’s/Family, Virtual
Runs Oct 09, 2020May 31, 2021

My Magic Breath helps children—along with their parents, caregivers and teachers—harness the calming and restorative power of mindful breathing. This virtual program beautifully integrates animated illustrations, solo performances …

Doll Face Has a Party!
Children’s/Family, Virtual
Runs Sep 05, 2020May 31, 2021

Our newest virtual offering is a charming, zany, 10-minute toy theater show directed by Brian Selznick, writer and illustrator of “The Invention of Hugo Cabaret” and “The Houdini …

Walkie Talkies
Audio Play/Podcast, Children’s/Family, Virtual
Runs Apr 23May 31, 2021
Walkie Talkies are fun, totally original audio experiences families can listen to together while exploring different Chicago neighborhoods. The first three Walkie Talkies are self-guided strolls through South Shore, Little Village, and around the North Pond Nature Sanctuary in Lincoln Park.
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Chicago IL 60607
Chicago Children’s Theatre aspires to enrich our community through diverse and significant theatrical programming that engages and inspires the child in all of us. The vision of Chicago Children’s Theatre is to be the City of Chicago’s premier professional theatre company dedicated to: Creating awe-inspiring theatrical productions and programs for our communities Engaging our broader communities through inclusion and accessibility Inspiring young people and families to lead lives of adventure, courage, and curiosity
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