and ants and worms oh my! Join
Child’s Play Touring Theatre at the Field Museum’s Underground Days to catch
your favorite bugs live on stage. From
bed bugs to lady bugs and ants in between, audiences will be delighted by this
rollicking show featuring singing spiders and ant royalty.
The Creepy Crawly Show promises
an exciting sneak peak into the real lives of these misunderstood creatures.
Performances will be at noon on February 18, 19, 20 and 21, 2005 at the
Field Museum, 1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago. The show is free with general admission to the museum.
For more information, please call 773/235-8911.
Play Touring Theatre is a national touring theatre company dedicated exclusively
to performing stories and poems written by children.
By combining children’s imagination with the artistry of adult
professional actors and musicians, Child’s Play has created one of the most
innovative children’s theatres in the country.
According to the Chicago Tribune, “Child’s Play’s enthusiasm for
their work is so infectious it’s hard to tell who is having more fun – the
actors or the children.”
1978, Child’s Play has toured to 36 states from Alaska to Florida.
The company has reached an audience over 4 and a half million and has
performed in such prestigious venues as The Goodman Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of
Music, Tribeca Performing Arts Center, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion,
Smithsonian Institute, Annenberg Center, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center,
Wolftrap Performing Arts Park and the Anchorage Performing Arts Center.
mission of Child’s Play is to share, encourage and validate the creativity
of children by presenting original works of theatre, music and dance adapted
from stories and poems written by young authors. Child’s Play is able to carry out its mission thanks to the
generous support of the following: Alphawood Foundation; Charles Schwartz
Foundation; the City of Chicago – Department of Cultural Affairs; the Office
of Cook County State’s Attorney; the Illinois Arts Council – a State Agency;
Kraft Foods; Marshall Field’s; McDonald’s; Morse Charitable Trust; National
Endowment for the Arts; Polk Bros. Foundation; Walter and Caroline Sueske Trust;
Woods Foundation; and WNUA Cares for Kids Charities.
INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT CHILD’S PLAY TOURING THEATRE