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2023-2024 Season

Cookin'

Cookin’
a sizzling entertainment
Produced by PMC Production Co. and Broadway Asia Company 
Directed by Seung-Whan Song  

September 12-October 22, 2023 
UnitedHealth Group Stage 
Best enjoyed by all ages!  

This dynamic, veggies-flying-everywhere spectacle features Korean samulnori drumming and martial arts as four chefs put on a masterful display of percussive food chopping, knife throwing, pot banging, and fire-blowing wizardry that will make you scream in delight! 

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Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress

Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress
By juliany taveras 
Based on the Book by Christine Baldacchino and Isabelle Malenfant 
Directed by Heidi Stillman
A Children’s Theatre Company World Premiere Production
Co-commissioned by Children’s Theatre Company, Chicago Children’s Theatre, and The Rose Theater

October 10-November 19, 2023
Cargill Stage
Best enjoyed by everyone aged 4 and up! 

Morris likes lots of things: doing puzzles, pretending to be an astronaut, and wearing a tangerine dress from his school’s dress-up box. But some of his classmates think boys can’t wear dresses... Join the imaginative Morris and his space-animal friends as they travel the galaxy in search of an answer to the all-important question: “Do astronauts wear dresses?” 

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Dr. Seuss's How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Dr. Seuss’s How The Grinch Stole Christmas
Based on the book How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss 
Book and Lyrics by Timothy Mason 
Music by Mel Marvin 
Choreography by Linda Talcott Lee 
Directed by Peter C. Brosius 
A Children’s Theatre Company Original Production 

November 7, 2023-January 7, 2024
UnitedHealth Group Stage
Best enjoyed by all ages! 

In this holiday favorite filled with music and Seussian rhymes, the Grinch conceives a dastardly plot to destroy the Whos’ beloved holiday—until tiny Cindy Lou extends a hand. Will her combination of kindness and community change the course of Who-History, and the size and capacity of the cantankerous Grinch’s heart?

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The Carp Who Would Not Quite and Other Animal Stories

The Carp Who Would Not Quit and Other Animal Stories
By Reiko Ho and the Honolulu Theatre for Youth Ensemble 
Directed by Reiko Ho 

January 16-February 18, 2024
Cargill Stage
Best enjoyed by everyone aged 4 and up! 

Could YOU climb up a waterfall??! See a heroic carp who tries just that in this energetic retelling of traditional fables from Japan and Okinawa featuring artful puppetry, masks, three incredibly imaginative actors, and live music played on the koto and taiko drum. 

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Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland
Story by Lewis Carroll 
Adapted for the stage by Sharon Holland 
Music by Victor Zupanc 
Directed by Peter C. Brosius
A Children’s Theatre Company Original Production 

February 13-March 31, 2024
UnitedHealth Group Stage
Best enjoyed by everyone aged 6 and up! 

Enter this wonderfully wacky world of rhymes and ridiculousness, checkerboards and cheeky cats, Mad Hatters and mayhem as Alice chases the White Rabbit through the audience, attends the most absurd tea party in history, and faces off with the ragingly red Queen of Hearts, all amidst a melee of teeny tiny songs! 

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Babble Lab

Babble Lab
By CTC Company Member Autumn Ness 
Directed by Sarah Agnew 
A Children’s Theatre Company Commissioned World Premiere Production 

March 9-April 14, 2024
Cargill Stage
Created with early learners in mind—best enjoyed by audiences aged 0-105! 

Strap on your safety goggles and clean out your ears! When an experiment goes awry, a concoction of sneaky, sprightly L E T T E R S takes over a weird and wondrous science lab, springing from drawers and bouncing around the room in this one-of-a-kind, gee-gaw-filled explosion of language. 

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A Year With Frog and Toad

A Year With Frog and Toad
Based on the books by Arnold Lobel 
Music by Robert Reale 
Book and Lyrics by Willie Reale 
Originally presented on Broadway by Bob Boyett, Adrianne Lobel, Michael Gardner, Lawrence Horowitz and Roy Furman.
Directed by Peter C. Brosius
Original Direction by David Petrarca
A Children’s Theatre Company Original Production  

April 23-June 16, 2024 
UnitedHealth Group Stage 
Best enjoyed by all ages!  

Meet Frog and Toad, best friends who embark upon a year’s worth of adventures and joyful song-singing. Join them as they go swimming, rake leaves until they ache, ache, ache , and send letters via a real live ♫Snail with the Mail in the only show from Minnesota ever to be nominated for three Tony Awards, including Best Musical! 

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