Our Community

Since our formation in 2004, Chicago Children’s Theatre has served more than half-a-million students and families with innovative productions, classes, and camps, including groundbreaking programming for children on the autism spectrum and with special needs. Chicago Children’s Theatre funds tens of thousands of deeply reduced and free tickets every year for under-resourced schools across Chicago. With the support of our community, we can continue to make an impact together.

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

21 world premieres and over 50 original productions staged to date

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

Thousands of Youth with disabilities served annually

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

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 Director Development, Matt Merrill at mmerrill@chicagochildrenstheatre.org, or by calling (312) 374-8821.