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Top 5 Family Friendly Shows This Fall in Chicago

June 29, 2016 by CJ Schwartz
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Looking for something to do with the whole family this fall that doesn’t include all looking at a screen? Here are 5 shows that everyone can enjoy from colorful improv to poetic dance, there’s something for everyone!

A Light in the Dark: the Story of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan

A Light in the Dark

Chicago Children’s Theater & Thodos Dance, October 12 – 23

A Light in the Dark: the Story of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan at Thodos Dance Chicago takes a closer look at this remarkable relationship and interprets this inspiring American story through movement and music.

Jack’s House 

Jack's House

Adventure Stage Chicago, October – November

This site-specific production written by Jessy Lauren Smith and directed by Jess McLeod  incorporates time travel and peers into the farthest recesses of Adventure Stage’s home building,  Jack’s House will ask the audience to decide just how they can help those who need it the most.

Storytown Improv

Storytown Improv

Storytown Improv at Stage 773, Saturdays at 10:30am

Storytown Improv is an interactive arts experience for audiences of all ages where every show is completely unique. The audience becomes an integral part of the show, as each story is created based on audience suggestions.

The Burials 

The Burials

Steppenwolf For Young Adults, October 5 – 22

The Burials is a world premiere play written by Caitlin Parrish and directed by Erica Weiss. Inspired by Antigone, it’s a modern tale of civic responsibility and the gun epidemic in America and is presented as part of Steppenwolf’s programming for young adults whose productions and programs are specifically geared towards teachers, young adults, and families.

Disney’s The Little Mermaid 

Little Mermaid

Paramount Theater, November 28 – January 8

The beloved Disney film comes to life at Paramount Theater this fall in a production that is pitch-perfect for both the young and the young at heart.