The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Runs Apr 15Jun 4, 2023
In-Person Production |Ideal for All Ages
Runs April 15 – June 4 |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 10AM & 12PM
ACCESS Weekend |Sat, May 6 (9:30AM ASL Interpreted and Open Captioned; 11:30AM Sensory Friendly). Sun May 7 (9:30AM Audio Description; 11:30AM Sensory Friendly).
Run Time |60 Minutes
In-Person Production |Ideal for All Ages

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show has been dazzling audiences around the globe for over five years, faithfully bringing to the stage Eric Carle’s timeless classics. Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, each production of the critically acclaimed show features a menagerie of over 75 magical puppets, including the star of the show – The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Alongside “The Very Hungry Caterpillar”, the show features three other Eric Carle stories, including “Brown Bear, Brown Bear”, “10 Little Rubber Ducks”, and “The Very Busy Spider”.

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.

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Free Lobby Activity

Stimulate your imagination and feed your curiosity when you attend a performance of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show with a free lobby activity. Join The Butterfly Company for a presentation with displays of real butterflies and insects and other fun activities. Don’t miss out on an experience that will leave you fluttering for more!

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