Extended Due to Popular Demand:
March 1 – April 20, 2019
Playing at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N Southport Ave
“A Bear. A Button. A Place to Belong.”
Based on the Corduroy and A Pocket for Corduroy books by Don Freeman
Licensed by CBS Consumer Products
Adapted for the stage by Barry Kornhauser
Produced by special arrangement with Plays for Young Audiences
Directed by Artistic Associate Jamal Howard
For ages 3+
A small bear’s quest for a missing button leads to the friendship of a lifetime! The department store comes to life with circus elements and physical comedy as Corduroy must stay a step ahead of the Night Watchman to be ready for Lisa when she returns to the store. Learn the importance of empathy and unconditional love along with a young girl and her mother in this sweet adaptation of the beloved book by Don Freeman. Corduroy is a Chicago premiere and a playful adventure that will delight ages three and up!
Tickets start at $22 and are available online or through the Athenaeum Theatre box office at 773.935.6875.
Field trips for the 2018 – 2019 Student Matinee Season are available for $10 per ticket. Learn more about field trips here.
The Night Watchman
Michelle Renee Thompson
Averis I. Anderson
Corduroy/Clown 2 Understudy
The Night Watchman/Clown 1 Understudy
Movement & Circus Director
Jeffrey D. Kmiec*
Jazmin Aurora Medina
Production Stage Manager
Production Office Coordinator
Associate Scenic Designer
*Member of United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829.