Emerald City Theatre 2016‑2017

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Tickets range from $19 to $29. Call the Apollo Box Office to reserve: (773) 935-6100.

To purchase Season Subscriptions, Student Matinee Field Trips, or Group Tickets call (773) 529-2690 or visit www.emeraldcitytheatre.com.

THE DIARY OF A WORM, A SPIDER, & A FLY

An Entomological, Comical, Creepy-Crawly Chronicle!

October 2016 – January 2017

Through musical genres such as rap, hip-hop, pop, and Broadway standards, this choral comedy humanizes the life cycles of insects to reflect and celebrate the passion, anxiety, and growth of every child. Taken from the best-selling books by Doreen Cannon, “There’s an alternate world that’s very cool beneath your feet and in the air!”

JUNIE B JONES IN… JINGLE BELLS, BATMAN SMELLS

A Hilarious Holiday Tale About Giving

October 2016 – January 2017

Based on the best-selling book series by Barbara Park, this critically-acclaimed Emerald City Theatre remount explores the challenges of giving selflessly through humor and holiday joy as fan-favorite Junie B. Jones journeys through a school play, a concert, and Secret Santa Day. “Dear Santa. I really hope you were watching me just now. That’s all I hope. Love, Junie B. –Giver.”

SNOWY DAY

A Magical Rite of Passage Story

February – May 2017

Taken from Ezra Jack Keats’ best-selling series that featured the first African American protagonist in a full-color picture book, this poignant play tells each stage of young Peter’s childhood through various types of puppetry and movement for a visual feast.

The Wiz

THE WIZ JR.

A Wonderful Whirlwind Adventure, Oh My!

March – June 2017

Based on the classic fantasy, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum and popularized by the 1978 film of the same name, The Wiz follows Dorothy’s exploration of love, home, and family through a magical musical mixture of rock, gospel, and soul. “Living here in this brand new world might be a fantasy, but it taught me to love, so it’s real – real to me!”