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Drive In Theatre: Beatrix Potter and Friends
Runs Oct 1 - Nov 1, 2020

Coming this October, experience Chicago Children's Theatre's Beatrix Potter puppet show like never before - as an interactive drive-in movie! Four classic Beatrix Potter stories, including the family favorite The Tale of Peter Rabbit, have been recreated as high-quality, made-for-film puppet performances, and will be projected onto a giant screen in CCT's parking lot. Families are …

My Magic Breath
Runs Sep 10, 2020 - Sep 10, 2021

My Magic Breath combines animated storybook illustrations, solo musical performances by musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and narration by First Lady of Chicago Amy Eshleman to help young children—along with their parents, caregivers, and teachers—harness the calming and restorative power of mindful breathing. We developed the piece in partnership with the CSO as a …

Our Community

Since our formation in 2004, Chicago Children’s Theatre has served more than half-a-million students and families with productions of the highest caliber as well as innovative classes and camps, including…

Virtual Classes

Chicago Children’s Theatre offers a wide selection of unique weekly classes for children of all ages and experience levels.

The Red Kite Project

The Red Kite Project at Chicago Children’s Theatre is a series of unique and innovative programs for children on the autism spectrum and their families, as well as initiatives and…

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