Category Archives: performance

Disney’s Frozen Is Coming to Ice

What happens when Disney has a super-successful animated movie filled with ice? It becomes a part of Disney On Ice, of course. Disney has announced that Disney On Ice will feature Frozen characters Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Sven, and (my personal favorite) Olaf. Expect to hear some of your favorite Frozen songs – “Let It Go”,…

Blue Man Group – Spring Break Specials

Blue Man Group website Location: Briar Street Theater, 3133 North Halsted, Chicago Phone: 773-348-4000 Dates: See a full list of dates and times at Ticketmaster. Additional shows have been added through the month of April for spring break. April Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 18 p.m. 22, 5, 8 p.m. 32, 5,  8…

Triton Troupers Circus – 2014

This post originally appeared on Mommy Nearest. See my post about our visit to the 41st Annual Triton Troupers Circus in 2012. There’s nothing that brings out the kid in all of us like a circus. If you love the circus but not the price tag or the crowds, the Triton Troupers Circus is for…

Schoolhouse Rock Live at the Marriott Theatre

Marriott Theatre Website Location: Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire Phone: 847-634-0200 Dates: February 28-May 4, 2014 See the full schedule on the Marriott Theatre website. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays (except March 20-30 and April 20). All performances are at 10:00 am. Admission: $15 a ticket. Tickets can be purchased at the box office, or online through Ticketmaster for an…

No-Sew Hats for Sesame Street Live: Can’t Stop Singing + Giveaway

Sesame Street Live: Can’t Stop Singing is coming to the Chicago area! It’ll be at the Sears Center in Hoffman Estates for performances on April 4-6, 2014. The boys will be so excited about this as soon as I tell them. For now I’m keeping it a secret to surprise them and building up some…

The Teddy Bears’ Picnic Presented by the Emerald City Theatre

Website: The Teddy Bears’ Picnic presented by the Emerald City Theatre Location: Emerald City’s Little Theatre, 2933 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago Phone: 773-529-2690 Dates and Times: The Teddy Bears’ Picnic has been running since September 2013 and after a sold out run has been extended for a second time. It will run through August 15,…

Disney On Ice: Let’s Celebrate

** Note: Disney On Ice: Let’s Celebrate is at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont January 22 through 26, and at the United Center in Chicago January 29 through February 9. I’ve included information about both venues, but my experience and observations are based on the show at the Allstate Arena. Location: Allstate Arena, 6920 North Mannheim…

Monster Jam Roars Into Rosemont

Monster Jam will be at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont Friday, February 7 through Sunday, February 9, 2014 . Approximately 12 feet tall and about 12 feet wide, monster trucks are custom-designed machines that sit atop 66-inch-tall tires and weigh a minimum of 10,000 pounds. Built for short, high-powered bursts of speed, monster trucks generate…

Premiere Screening of Ruby’s Studio: The Safety Show – Free This Weekend!

Looking for something fun and free to do this weekend? The Mother Company presents Ruby’s Studio’s The Safety Show with a premiere screening Saturday. The Mother Company’s mission is to help parents raise good people by nurturing essential social and emotional skills in young children. To celebrate the release of Ruby’s Studio’s The Safety Show…

Kidz Bop Coming to Chicago October 26

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2013 Time: Doors open at 12:00 pm. Show starts at 1:00 pm. Meet & greet at 2:15 pm. Purchase tickets online. Where: House of Blues in Chicago Cost: $20/person + $9.45 fees About: The KIDZ BOP Kids are the face and voice of KIDZ BOP – the #1 kids’ music brand…

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