To accommodate ticket demand, we are thrilled to announce a TWO WEEK extension of our smash hit production of Mr. Popper's Penguins, based on the beloved classic by Richard and Florence Atwater. 
This world premiere musical comedy for the entire family runs through December 13th. Tickets are selling fast --  don't miss your opportunity to experience this unforgettable story in our intimate space. Reserve your seats today !
Click here for more information about the show, and to order tickets.

"Charming and funny... Under the crisp direction of Paul S. Holmquist, Kauzlaric's witty script and Howe's bouncy score is well delivered by Jonathan Schwart and Heather Currie as the Poppers and Josh Bernaski and Amanda Roeder in a variety of supporting roles." - Chicago Reader

Mr. Popper's Penguins runs Saturdays & Sundays at 11am & 1pm, now through December 13th.

Special accessible performances

Audio Description and Touch Tour
Saturday, November 7 
Touch tour: 10:00am, Performance: 11:00am 

Open Captioning
Saturday, November 14 at 1:00pm

Autism-Friendly Performance
Saturday, November 21 at 3:00pm

Call the box office today at  (773) 761-4477  or order  online .

Production photos by Jackie Jasperson



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