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WINTER OPEN HOUSE
January 13, 1:00-3:30
The Station, 100 South Racine Ave

Join us in celebrating the 2018 Year of Creative Youth! Try FREE classes at The Station and be the first to hear from our partners about how your child can a part of this city-wide program.

Featured Guests include:
Justin Kaufmann, WGN
Melanie Wang, DCASE
Piven Theatre Workshop
The Second City
Old Town School of Folk Music
Actors Gymnasium

MORE ARTICLES

2019 TYA Artistic Innovation Award WinnerApril 4, 2019

We’re excited to announce that we were awarded the TYA Artistic Innovation Award through Theatre for Young Audiences/USA –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– The National TYA/USA Awards honor excellence in the field of Theatre for Young Audiences. Nominated by TYA/USA members and selected by … Continue reading

“A tender ode to family, perseverance …” – Chicagoland Musical

Chicago Children’s Theatre’s ‘The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963’ is a tender ode to family, perseverance By Quinn Rigg | April 3, 2019 It is easy to submit to hatred—to relinquish oneself to dark insecurities and lash out in fear of … Continue reading

“Family: The Roots That Keep You Standing” – Macaroni Kid

Family: The Roots That Keep You Standing By Jezail Jackson, Macaroni Kid Chicago Apr 2, 2019 The story of the Watsons is one for every family member to see. It’s a performance that reminds us of the true purpose of … Continue reading

“Turn Back Time …” CHICAGONISTA Review of TWGTB-1963

Turn Back Time with the World Premiere Play of The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963 MJ Tam | April 1, 2019 The racial divide in America has always been around, and although there’s a heightened sense of racial discrimination … Continue reading

Press Release: World Premiere of The Watsons Go To Birmingham – 1963March 13, 2019

Chicago, February 21, 2019 – Chicago Children’s Theatre’s 13th season finale is the world premiere of The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963, a civil rights era family drama based on the groundbreaking young adult novel by Christopher Paul Curtis … Continue reading