Author Archives: CCT

Hello friends, We sincerely hope that the Chicago Teachers Union and the City of Chicago reach an agreement as soon as possible. However, should there be a strike, we are ready to provide a safe and creative place for a limited number of CPS … Continue reading

By Jerald Pierce Chicago Tribune Oct 4, 2019 Eric Carle, the author and illustrator behind the well-known picture book “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” has a very distinct illustration style. It’s hard to imagine translating his method of collaging cut pieces … Continue reading

We’ve gained a reputation for presenting sophisticated and imaginative theatre that entertains, educates, and inspires the child within all of us. Through live theatre, students utilize critical and creative thinking skills, improve literacy, and interpret and shape the world around … Continue reading

Subscribers receive many perks, including up to 30% OFF the regular ticket price! Choose a package, and pick the shows that are right for you and your family. Packages are $60 July 1 – 31 and $80 beginning August 1. There are … Continue reading

  The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show Based on the book by ERIC CARLE Created by JONATHAN ROCKERFELLER Directed by JERRELL L. HENDERSON Chicago Children’s Theatre, The Station at 100 S. Racine Ave. The Pritzker Family Studio Theatre Opens September 28, … Continue reading

MONDAYS 10:00a – 10:45a | Ages 6mo – 3 years old, Parent or Caregiver Participation Required 8 classes, June 10 – July 29 | $184 | Drop-Ins • $25 per class ABOUT THE CLASS: Storytime for Tots is a powerful learning experience for toddlers and … Continue reading

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

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 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 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