Magic Tree House: Showtime with Shakespeare

January 27 – February 25, 2018 | Previews Start January 19, 2018

at the Apollo Theater in Lincoln Park

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For Ages 5+

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“A Musical Adventure on a Midsummer’s Night!”
Book and Lyrics by Jenny Laird and Will Osborne
Music and Lyrics by Randy Courts
Based on Stage Fright on a Summer Night MAGIC TREE HOUSE #25 by Mary Pope Osborne
Directed and Choreographed by Emerald City Theatre Artistic Associate Jamal Howard
For Ages 5+

Climb into a musical time machine with Jack and Annie, and travel back to Shakespearean England! In this Midwest premiere, the daring sibling duo learns to overcome stage fright to save the famed bard’s show. Based on the critically-acclaimed book series by Mary Pope Osborne, discover how history is shaped by those who learn to overcome their fears. Full of freestyle beats to move your feet, this tuneful tale is a hit with kids and grown-ups alike. 

Magic Tree House: Showtime with Shakespeare is produced by special arrangement with Tree House Jazz, LLC. 

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Tickets start at $19 and are available online or through the Apollo Theater box office at 773.935.6100.

Groups of 10 or more receive discounts ranging from 15 – 25%. Learn more about group tickets here

Field trips for the 2017 – 2018 Student Matinee season are available for $9 per ticket. Learn more about field trips here



Meet the Author

Special One Fund Benefit Performance

Exclusive Q&A with author Mary Pope Osborne and Playwright Will Osborne
Each ticket purchase includes a $20 donation to Emerald City Theatre’s One Fund, providing a free book and a free play to a Chicago Public Schools Students.

Tickets are $40

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