Here are many wonderful stage productions for the whole family!
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe | The Trip to Bountiful | We Shall Overcome | Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood™ Live! | Peppa Pig Live! | Disney On Ice
Overshadowed Theatrical Productions presents…
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
January 24 – February 8, 2020
Based on the first book in C.S. Lewis’ series, The Chronicles of Narnia. Dramatized for stage by Joseph Robinette. This thrilling tale of four children transported to a mythical, far-away land has gripped young and old readers alike for generations. See your favorite characters on stage, including the fawn Mr. Tumnus, the friendly Beaver family, Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy. Watch their epic battle to free Narnia from the forces of the White Witch as they await the triumphant return of Aslan the Lion. School Day Performances: **Groups of 15 or more** Call the Box Office for more info! www.overshadowed.org
The Trip to Bountiful. March 6 – 28, 2020. By Horton Foote. Carrie Watts, an elderly woman, finally escapes her cramped apartment and overprotective children to return to her beloved hometown of Bountiful, Texas. But she begins to learn that her cherished town isn’t the same as she remembered it.
Moraine Valley Community College’s Fine and Performing Arts Center presents…
“We Shall Overcome” – A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Featuring Damien Sneed. February 16, 2020, 3 p.m.
We Shall Overcome showcases African American music traditions that electrified generations of civil rights activists and defenders and is interwoven with excerpts from Dr. King’s recorded speeches.
Damien Sneed, a world-renowned artist and recipient of the prestigious Sphinx Medal of Excellence honor, presented annually to emerging Black and Latino leaders in classical music, brings his amazing talent to MVCC’sFine and Performing Arts Center in this memorable show. Come experience a moving tribute to the civil rights leader that features music from genres such as gospel, jazz, Broadway and spirituals. A great way to celebrate Black History Month! “His talent stretches across traditional divisions. In the realest sense, he uses his artistry to make our world a better place.” Wynton Marsalis, of Damien Sneed. Located at 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, IL 60465. (708) 974-4300. www.morainevalley.edu/fpac/events/we-shall-overcome-a-celebration-of-dr-martin-luther-king-jr-featuring-damien-sneed>>
Genesee Theatre presents…
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood™ Live!
Won’t you be my neighbor? All the wonderful characters from the award-winning PBS KIDS television series comes to The Genesee! You and your little tigers will go on an interactive musical adventure to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, enjoying stories of friendship, helping others and celebrating new experiences. This live theatrical production, filled with dance, laughter and grr-ific surprises, will warm the hearts of kids from two to 92. Saturday, March 28 at 2 PM.
Peppa Pig Live! is back with her action-packed live show featuring your favorite characters as life size puppets and costume characters in her new live show, Peppa Pig’s Adventure! Come join Peppa on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe. With lunchboxes packed and Daddy Pig driving the bus, Peppa and friends are excited about their outdoor adventure, full of singing, dancing, games and surprises! Friday, April 10 at 6 PM.
Tickets are available by visiting the Genesee Theatre Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com & Ticketmaster charge by phone at 800-982-2787. Visit GeneseeTheatre.com for more information.
Disney On Ice presents…
Road Trip Adventures.
Hit the road with Mickey Mouse and his pals for a high-octane ride in Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures. Exciting twists and turns await as Mickey, Minnie, Goofy—and you—embark on a wild ride to your favorite Disney destinations. Travel with Moana to the sun-soaked Motunui, set off on a safari to the Pride Lands with Simba. Discover a whole new world as you’re swept up in Aladdin’s princely parade. Play at a larger-than-life carnival with Woody and Forky. Join us for a fun-filled getaway jam-packed with unexpected hijinks and up-close character interactions. Allstate Arena, Rosemont: Jan 23 – 26th and Feb. 6 – 9. www.disneyonice.com/road-trip-adventures