Chicago Children's Theater Listings

The following children's plays are taking place now or starting soon in the Chicago area. Scroll down to see other theater productions that are coming soon.

Note: Dates listed are performance beginning and end dates. Please call for specific performances dates and times within those ranges, as not all performances take place on a daily basis.

Now Playing

Charlotte's Web - presented by Alphabet Soup Productions

Multiple Locations
Jan 17 - Apr 07
This timeless tale is filled with wacky farm animals, plenty of fun, and a message about bravery, selfless love and the true meaning of friendship.

Think Fast, Jordan Chase!

Filament Theatre
Mar 11 - Apr 16
This magical story centers the voices of young people who are Black, Queer, and Disabled to tell an adventure-filled tale – with story-telling help from the audience – about old friends, new kids, and what it means to stay true to yourself.

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire
Feb 17 - Apr 01
Charlie Brown and the entire Peanuts bunch explore life's great questions as they play baseball, struggle with homework, sing songs, swoon over their crushes, and celebrate the joy of friendship.

Coming Soon

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Chicago Children's Theatre
Apr 15 - Jun 04
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.

Peter Pan and the Pirates

AlphaBet Soup Productions at Multiple locations
Apr 21 - Jul 08
A swashbuckling, action-packed, musical retelling about the boy who refuses to grow up! Join Peter and Wendy as they fly off to Neverland in search of adventure!

Into The Woods

James M. Nederlander Theatre
Apr 25 - May 07
Direct from Broadway, the Grammy®-winning and much beloved production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Tony®-winning triumph is coming to Chicago with its Broadway stars to boot.

Disney’s Aladdin

Cadillac Palace Theatre
May 17 - May 28
Aladdin’s journey sweeps audiences into an exotic world of daring adventure, classic comedy, and timeless romance. This new production features a full score, including the five cherished songs from the Academy Award-winning soundtrack and more written especially for the stage.