Chicago Children’s Theater invites you and your little ones and gather in the belly of The Beast for sidewalk chalk fun. Draw your own interpretation of a very hungry caterpillar as you learn about CCT’s upcoming production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other Eric Carle Favorites, plus get a 30% discount on tickets to the show.
About The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other Eric Carle Favorites
Chicago Children’s Theatre is excited to welcome Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia back to Chicago to introduce a whole new generation of young theater goers to the wonders of live theatre with the internationally acclaimed company’s popular production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other Eric Carle Favorites.
Featuring innovative puppetry, evocative music and stunning “how did they do that?” black light visual effects, this delightful Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia production brings to life three of Eric Carle’s all-time family favorites – The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Cloud and The Mixed-Up Chameleon. The show is for ages 3 and up, and runs 50 minutes with no intermission.
The show will be at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, for a five-week run at Chicago Children’s Theatre’s home base. Tickets start at $25. Performances are April 29 through June 1: Tuesday at 10 a.m.; Wednesday at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.; Thursday and Friday at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Sunday at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. For tickets and information, call the Chicago Children’s Theatre box office, (872) 222-9555 or visit chicagochildrenstheatre.org.
About Chicago Children’s Theatre
Chicago Children’s Theatre (CCT) focuses on the production of first-rate children’s theatre, with top writing, performing and directorial talent and high-quality design and production expertise. CCT aspires to enrich our community through diverse and significant theatrical and educational programming that engages and inspires the child in all of us. Launched in 2005, Chicago Children’s Theatre strives to provide affordable and accessible theatre for families and area school children. To enhance the impact of any given production’s themes, Chicago Children’s Theatre offers educational materials and programs for families and educators. Chicago Children’s Theatre is sponsored in part by ComEd, Goldman Sachs Gives, JPMorgan Chase and Target.