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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 groundbreaking programming for children on the autism spectrum and young people with special needs. Annually, Chicago Children’s Theatre funds tens of thousands of deeply reduced and free tickets for school children from underserved communities across Chicago. With the support of our community, we continue to make an impact together.

We are deeply grateful for the expressions of love and support we have received as the crisis forced us to cancel theatre deeply grateful for the expressions of love and support we have received as the crisis forced us to cancel theatre education programming and productions.

Over 1,000 teachers and students are served by CCT Residencies in general and special education classrooms annually

Over 10,000 free and reduced price tickets distributed to under-resourced schools annually

20 world premieres and over 50 original productions staged to date

Thousands of Youth with special needs served annually

Since 2006, the Red Kite Project has served over 5,000 children, teachers, and parents affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder

40% of children enrolled in classes and camps receive some form of financial assistance

Chicago Children’s Theatre expresses solidarity with everyone fighting injustice in Chicago and across America.

If you would like to learn more about our programs or how to support Chicago Children’s Theatre, please contact our Associate Director of Development, Kay Kron at ekron@chicagochildrenstheatre.org, or by calling (773) 227-0180 x316.

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