Chicago Children's Theater Listings

The following children's plays are taking place now or starting soon in the Chicago area. Scroll down to see other theater productions that are coming soon.

Note: Dates listed are performance beginning and end dates. Please call for specific performances dates and times within those ranges, as not all performances take place on a daily basis.


Now Playing

AlphaBet Soup Productions presents The Jungle Book

Multiple Venues
Apr 17 - Aug 02
Join a young boy named Mowgli as he learns the importance of friendship, family and survival with the help of his new friends Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther. Filled with songs, dance and audience participation, you'll have more fun than a barrel of monkeys!

Blue Man Group

Briar Street Theatre
Jan 01 - Dec 31
Blue Man Group is a unique and thrilling multi-sensory experience that fuses innovative theatrical spectacle and powerful original music with hilarious comedy to create a performance experience unlike any other.

Chicago Kids Company presents Princess & the Pea

Beverly Arts Center
May 15 - Aug 09
Only a real Princess can feel a PEA under a stack of 20 mattresses! Meet Princess Penelope and her crazy friends - and find out if she can pass the ultimate Princess Test.

Jack and the Beanstalk

Pheasant Run Resort's Mainstage Theater
Jul 10 - Jul 26
Presented by Chicago Kids Company. Jack and the Beanstalk is a one-hour musical adaptation recommended for children ages 2 to 10.

Junie B. Jones, The Musical

Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire
Jul 12 - Aug 11
It's Junie B.'s first day of first grade, and a lot of things have changed for her: Junie's friend, Lucille, doesn't want to be her best pal anymore and, on the bus, Junie B. makes friends with Herb, the new kid at school. Also, Junie has trouble reading the blackboard and her teacher, Mr. Scary, thinks she may need glasses.

The Wizard of Oz

Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Jul 06 - Aug 25
Take an unforgettable 75-minute journey down the Yellow Brick Road to the magical land of Oz, and share the wonder and delight of live theater with the young people in your life this summer.

Coming Soon

Sleeping Beauty

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
Jul 19 - Jul 25
This musical retells the story of the classic fairy tale. The King and Queen are hosting a party to announce the arrival of the new Princess.

Disney’s Frozen

Cadillac Palace Theatre
Oct 21 - Jan 03