children's theatre of elgin / fox valley theatre company


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.


Finishing up our 30th Anniversary 2017-18 Performance Season!

Children’s Theatre of Elgin presents


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

Tickets and Venues

Our shows are presented at two venues:

The Hemmens Cultural Center
45 Symphony Way
Elgin, IL 60120

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.