Kids Summer Theater

Kids Summer Theater

Select Dates, June 16–August 24

Kids Summer Theater at Lincoln Park Zoo debuted with Chicago's Storytown Improv on the zoo's South Lawn

Enjoy family-oriented live theater performances at the zoo all season long! Local theater companies stage short, participatory performances that let children learn while having fun at the zoo. Come see improvisational actors, puppets and imaginative props and join in on the music and fun!

11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. (show time: approximately 20 minutes)
South Lawn (south of Park Place Café)
(Rain location: Café at Wild Things rooftop)
For families with children ages 3–9

Performance Schedule

Storytown Improv
Tuesday, June 16; Sunday, June 21; Tuesday, June 23; Sunday, June 28; and Tuesday, June 30
Tuesday, July 7; Sunday, July 12; Tuesday, July 14; Sunday, July 19; Tuesday, July 21; Sunday, July 26; and Tuesday, July 28
Sunday, August 2; Tuesday, August 4; Sunday, August 9; and Tuesday, August 11

Child’s Play Touring Theater
Saturday, June 20 and Friday, July 3

Puppet Possibilities
Wednesday, July 29; Wednesday, August 5; and Wednesday, August 19; and Tuesday, August 24