Family-Friendly Performances in Nov.-Dec. 2016

Whether you love the seasonal classics or are the first to see something new, you’ll find a family-friendly performance perfect for you this holiday season.
 Nov. 1-20
Chicago: 872-222-9555, chicagochildrenstheatre.org
Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St.

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Nov. 4-13 at Allstate Arena, 2016
Nov. 17-27 at United Center, 2016
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents “Out  of this World”
Rosemont & Chicago:
312-455-4500, www.ringling.com

 

Nov. 5-20
Another Snowy Day with Beatrix Potter & Friends
Chicago: 872-222-9555, chicagochildrenstheatre.org
Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St.


Nov. 10, 2016
Lightwire Theater presents “A Very Electric Christmas”
Crystal Lake: 815-356-9212, www.facebook.com/events/1705681963016276/
Raue Center For The Arts, 26 N Williams St.

 

Nov. 11, 2016 – Jan. 8, 2017
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Chicago: www.broadwayinchicago.com/show/charlie-brown-christmas-2016
Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, 175 E Chestnut St.

 

Nov. 11 – Dec. 30, 2016
The Marriott Theatre presents “The Nutcracker”
Lincolnshire: 847-634-0200, www.MarriottTheatre.com
The Marriott Theater, 10 Marriott Dr.

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Fri.-Sun., Nov. 11-27, 2016
BrightSide Theatre presents “Disney’s Beauty & the Beast”
Naperville: 630-447-8497, brightsidetheatre.com
Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth.

 

Nov. 16 – Dec. 23, 2016
A Christmas Carol at Drury Lane
Oakbrook Terrace: 630-530-0111, www.drurylane.com
Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Ln.

 

Nov. 17, 2016 – Jan. 8, 2017
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical
Chicago: www.broadwayinchicago.com/show/charlie-brown-christmas-2016/
Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, 175 E Chestnut St.

 

Thurs.-Sun., Nov. 18 – Dec. 18, 2016
A Christmas Story: The Musical
Lake Forest: 847-735-8554, www.CitadelTheatre.org
Citadel Theatre, 300 S. Waukegan Rd.

 

Fri.-Sun., Nov. 19 – Dec. 18, 2016
The Snow Queen
Evanston: 847-424-0089, www.piccolotheatre.com
Piccolo Theatre Studio, Main St. Metra Station ground floor, 600 Main St.

 

Nov. 19 – Dec. 31, 2016
A Christmas Carol
Chicago: 312-443-3800, www.goodmantheatre.org/carol
Goodman Theatre, 170 N Dearborn St.

 

Nov. 25-27, 2016
A Christmas Carol
Glen Ellyn: 630-942-4000, www.atthemac.org
McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd.

 

Nov. 25 – Dec. 27, 2016
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
Arlington Heights: 847-577-2121
tickets.metropolisarts.com/
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W Campbell St.

 

christmas-carolThurs.-Sat., Nov. 25 – Dec. 17, 2016
A Christmas Carol by Overshadowed Theatre
Medinah: 630-258-3293, overshadowed.org
900 Foster Ave.

 

Nov. 26, 2016
Fall Radio Play Series
Oswego: 630-554-1010, www.limelighttheatrecompany.org/home.html
Little White School Museum, 72 Polk St.

 

Nov. 26, 27, Dec. 2, 3, 4, 2016
Williams Street Rep presents “A Christmas Survival Guide”
Crystal Lake: 815-356-9212, www.facebook.com/events/1754864008092017/
Raue Center For The Arts, 26 N Williams St.

 

Nov. 30 – Dec. 22, 2016
A Christmas Carol
Arlington Heights: 847-577-2121, tickets.metropolisarts.com/
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W Campbell St.

 

Fri.-Sat., Dec. 2-10, 2016
Nutcracker: All Jazzed Up
Bartlett: 630-540-4873, bartlettparks.org
Bartlett Community Center, 700 S. Bartlett Rd.

 

Dec. 3, 2016
Holiday Harmonies
Buffalo Grove: 847-347-2797, bgencore.org
Buffalo Grove Park District Community Arts Center, 225 McHenry Rd.

 

Dec. 3, 2016
“Christmas Time’s A Comin'” Dinner Theatre
Rolling Meadows: 847-255-5510, communitychurchrm.com
Community Church of Rolling Meadows, 2720 Kirchoff Rd.

 

Dec. 3, 16 & 17, 2016
Limelight’s A Christmas Carol
Oswego: 630-554-1010, www.limelighttheatrecompany.org/home.html
Little White School Museum, 72 Polk St.

 

Dec. 4, 2016
Evanston Symphony Holiday Concert with Santa Visit
Evanston: 847-864-8804, www.evanstonsymphony.org
Evanston Township High School, 1600 Dodge.

 

Dec. 7 – Feb. 19, 2017
Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth
Chicago: 312-337-0665, lookingglasstheatre.org
Lookingglass Theatre Company, Water Tower Water Works, 821 N Michigan Ave.

 

Dec. 8-11, 2016
The Nutcracker Ballet presented by Illinois Youth Dance Theatre 2016
Lake Zurich: 847-438-4500, www.IYDT.org
Lake Zurich Performing Arts Center, 300 Church St.

 

Dec. 9-11, 16-18, 2016
“Elf, Jr – The Musical” at Playhouse 38
Geneva: 630-232-4542, www.genevaparks.org
Geneva Park District’s Playhouse, 38 321 Stevens St.

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