children's theatre of elgin / fox valley theatre company

Shows

Our two troupes present four fabulous large-scale musical theatre productions annually. We specialize in great family-oriented entertainment!

Children’s Theatre of Elgin (CTE) performs at the Hemmens Cultural Center with cast members in Grades 2-9. CTE shows are primarily based on fairy tales, children’s literature, or shortened Broadway favorites.

Fox Valley Theatre Company (FVTC) is more advanced with cast members in Grade 9-20 years performing full-length Broadway-type musicals at the Elgin Community College Arts Center.

FPO

Our 30th Anniversary 2017-18 Performance Season!

Through the Looking Glass

Book & Lyrics by CHRIS BLACKWOOD
Music by PIERS CHATER ROBINSON
Based on the novel by LEWIS CARROLL
By Arrangement with International Theatre & Music Ltd.

This new musical fantasy based on the Lewis Carroll story is full of wordplay, swordplay, and great music in a strange world turned upside down! Performed by a talented cast of area young people 7-20 years old.

  • Fridays and Saturdays, June 16, 17, 23, & 24, 2017 at 7:30 pm
  • Sundays, June 18 & 25, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Tickets $12 adults/$10 students & seniors

Elgin Community College Arts Center Blizzard Theatre
1700 Spartan Drive, Building H
Elgin, Illinois 60123     Directions

To purchase tickets: Arts Center Box Office 847-622-0300 or online through button below. Box office hours: Mon-Thu 12-6 pm; Sat 12-5 pm.

Please note: The Arts Center adds a facility fee of a $2 per ticket to all ticket sales, and for phone and online orders, an additional $5 fee per order.

 

Fox Valley Theatre Company’s Amateur Production of

Joseph and the Amazing ®Technicolor Dreamcoat

Lyrics by Tim Rice
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

“Go, Go, Go,” and see this delightful family musical favorite!
  • Fri. & Sat. Sept. 8, 9, 15, & 16, 2017 at 7:30 pm
  • Sun., Sept. 10 & 17, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Tickets $12 adults/$10 students & seniors

Elgin Community College Arts Center Blizzard Theatre
1700 Spartan Drive, Building H
Elgin, Illinois 60123      Directions

Ticket sales open August 1st.

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Children’s Theatre of Elgin presents

Elf Jr.

Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin
Music by Matthew Sklar
Lyrics by Chad Beguelin

Based upon the New Line Cinema film written by David Berenbaum

A hilarious holiday classic!

  • Fri. & Sat., Nov. 17 & 18, 2017 at 7:30 pm
  • Sun., Nov. 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Tickets $12 adults/$10 students & seniors

The Hemmens Cultural Center
45 Symphony Way
Elgin, IL 60120
Directions

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Children’s Theatre of Elgin presents

Rapunzel

Come and let your hair down for a fresh look at an old tale!

  • Fri. & Sat., April 6 & 7, 2018 at 7:30 pm
  • Sun., April 8, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Tickets $12 adults/$10 students & seniors

The Hemmens Cultural Center
45 Symphony Way
Elgin, IL 60120
Directions

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Tickets and Venues

Our shows are presented at two venues:

The Hemmens Cultural Center
45 Symphony Way
Elgin, IL 60120
Directions

Buy tickets to these shows on our website. Choose your seats, pay online, print tickets, and you’re all set. No hidden charges. Your credit card bill will list the transaction as “TicketPeak.” Questions? Call Susan at 847-214-7550.

Detailed seating chart of The Hemmens Cultural Center, including exits

For group tickets to weekday matinees, visit the “Field Trips” page of our website.

Elgin Community College Arts Center Blizzard Theatre
1700 Spartan Drive Building H
Elgin, IL 60123    Directions

Purchase tickets through the Arts Center Box Office at 847-622-0300 or onlineBox office hours are Mon-Thu 12-6 pm; Sat 12-5 pm.

Please note: The Arts Center adds a facility fee of a $2 per ticket to all ticket sales, and for phone and online orders, an additional $5 fee per order.