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.

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Enjoy our 2018-19 performance season!

Children’s Theatre of Elgin production of

A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens Jr.

A magical tree house transports Jack and Annie back in time to help the legendary author, Charles Dickens, in this adaptation book #44 of Mary Pope Osborne’s award-winning fantasy adventure books from the Magic Tree House book series. Don’t miss this exciting holiday musical performance by talented local young people ages 7 – 14 years.

  • Fridays & Saturday, November 16-17, 2018 at 7:30 pm
  • Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Tickets $12 adults/$10 students & seniors

Visit our Field Trips page to make a group reservation (10 or more) for our weekday matinee performances on November 15 and 16 at 9:45 am.

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

Children’s Theatre of Elgin production of

Big, Bad Wolf?

This brand new CTE original musical will bring together bits and pieces from different fairy tales in a ridiculously delightful way! Performed by young people in 2nd-9th grades.

  • Fridays & Saturday, April 12 & 13, 2019 at 7:30 pm
  • Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Tickets $12 adults/$10 students & seniors

Visit our Field Trips page to make a group reservation for our weekday matinee performances on April 11 & 12, 2019 at 9:45 am.

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.