A Year with Frog And Toad

A Year with Frog And Toad
Runs May 4Jun 9, 2024
In-Person Production |* Ideal for All Ages
Running Now – June 9 |at Chicago Children’s Theatre, 100 S. Racine
Public Performances |Saturdays and Sundays at 9:30AM and 11:30AM
School Shows |Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 10:00AM and 12:00PM.
ACCESS Weekend |Sat, April 27th (9:30am: Sensory Friendly, 11:30am: ASL & Open Captions) and Sun, April 28th (9:30am: Sensory Friendly, 11:30am: Audio Description
Run Time |60 Minutes (Subject to Change)

Children’s author and illustrator Arnold Lobel’s beloved characters hop from the page to the stage in the Tony-nominated musical A Year With Frog And Toad, based on his popular children’s book that follows two best friends – the cheerful, popular Frog and grumpy, but lovable Toad – through four fun-filled seasons.

A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD was originally presented on Broadway by Bob Boyett, Adrianne Lobel, Michael Gardner, Lawrence Horowitz and Roy Furman. The play had its world Premiere at The Children’s Theatre Company Minneapolis, Minnesota.

A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD– TYA is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com

Music byRobert Reale
Book and Lyrics byWillie Reale
Based on the books byArnold Lobel
Directed byMichelle Lopez-Rios
Choreography & Associate Direction byMicah Figueroa
Music Direction and Sound Design byChristie Chilles Twillie
Scenic Design byCourtney O’Neill**
Props Design byLonnae Hickman
Costume Design byRachel Healy**
Lighting Design byJared Gooding**
FrogEduardo Curley-Carillo*
ToadNick Druzbanski*
Lady Bird/Mouse/Squirrel/Young Frog/MoleLeslie Ann Sheppard*
Bird/Snail/Lizard/Father FrogDiego Vazquez Gomez
Lady Bird 2/Turtle/Squirrel Mother Frog/MoleLaura Murillo Hart
Frog/Snail Et Al. Understudy/Toad SwingEvan Morales
Toad/Frog Swing UnderstudyPhilip J. Macaluso
Toad/Frog Swing UnderstudyDustin Valenta
Mouse/Turtle Et Al. UnderstudyHannah Mary Simpson
Production Stage ManagerShannon Golden-Starr*
Assistant Stage ManagerAnastar Alvarez*
Assistant Stage ManagerCG Walkanoff
Assistant Scenic DesignerTrent Jones
Associate Lighting DesignerKaren Wallace
Associate Music DirectorShaun Flynn
Director of ProductionWill Bishop
Assistant Production ManagerZachary Harper Crewse
Scenic SupervisorChas Mathieu
Scenic ConstructionLookingglass Theatre Set Shop
Costume SupervisorJanelle Manno
Wardrobe SupervisorLaura Holt
Crafts Artisan and Costume TechnitianMadeline Falauer
StitchersAlicia Carbajal, Laura Holt, Charlie Vigil, Annika Halonen, Erinn Grendahl
Hair DesignRay Sanchez
Lighting SupervisorHannah Wien
Assistant Lighting Supervisor/Board OpDare Wedgeworth
Sound SupervisorMatt Reich
Assistant Sound SupervisorSpencer Meeks
Sound Operator CoverLynsy Folckomer
*Denotes member of Actors’ Equity – Professional Union for Actors and Stage
**Denotes member of United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829 of the IATSE

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Note on Lap Seat Tickets
-Lap seat tickets for children 18 months and under are available for $12.25 per show
-Lap seat tickets must be reserved by calling Guest Services ahead of time at (312) 374-8835, or can be purchased at the box office the day of show.

* This production is suitable for all ages – toddlers, children, and teens. However, you know your kids best! We trust your discretion while attending Chicago Children’s Theatre shows.