Association to Restore City Hall
Opera House of Sandwich
140 E. Railroad Street
Sandwich, Illinois 60548
Call: (815)786-2555

Performing Arts For Youth and Seniors Series

The 2018-2019 Performing Arts for Youth and Seniors Series is a series of family friendly theatre productions that encompass music, education and exposure to the arts at an economical rate.

Children &  Adults = $4.00

Please note the new show times.  There are only two performances for the school time productions. Call the box office for information and to reserve seats. 815-786-2555  to purchase tickets online click on the name of the show.

Showtimes: 10:00 am and 1:00 pm  (unless otherwise noted)

Program times listed are subject to cancellation due to lack of reservations

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 –THE WRIGHT BROTHERS – 10:00 am (Grades: K-6th) ~Face to Face Productions~ Wilbur and Orville Wright recreate their historic twelve second flight on stage. For more information about Face to Face Productions or to download teaching and learner guides visit www.facetofaceproductions.com

Special Holiday Family Weekend Show for all ages - 3pm only -  tickets $7 adults $4 kids

Sunday, December 16, 2018 – Smarty Pants Holiday Balloon Show. 3pm only -- Magic, slapstick comedy, and Smarty’s world’s biggest holiday themed balloon props and creations. More info on Smarty Pants and his booking infomation is found at www.smartypantsworld.com

Thursday, December 20, 2018 –JINGLE BELL EXPRESS – 10:00 am (all ages) ~American Eagle Productions~ Fast paced review featuring over 20 favorite holiday songs. Some sing-along included. More information about American Eagle Productions can be found at www.americaneagleshows.com

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 –THE TALES OF OLYMPUS – 10:00 am & 1:00 pm– (Grades: 3rd – 8th) ~American Eagle Productions~ Jason (age 11) meets Zeus and the Olympian family musically recreating their intriguing adventures. More information about American Eagle Productions can be found at www.americaneagleshows.com

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - JAMES and the GIANT PEACH – 10:00 am & 1:00 pm - (Grades: K-4th) ~American Eagle Productions~ This exciting musical brings Roald Dahl's book to life and teaches the life lessons of loyalty and friendship. More information about American Eagle Productions can be found at www.americaneagleshows.com

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - MR. LINCOLN – 10:00 am & 1:00 pm - (Grades: K–Adult) ~Kevin Wood~ Abe Lincoln - Mr. Lincoln talks about himself, education, why our country was divided and how it was reunited. For more information about Kevin Wood a Abe Lincoln visit  www.mrlincoln.com

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 1776 (a musical) – 10:00 am & 1:00 pm - (Grades: 5th -8th) ~American Eagle Productions~ Musical retelling of the signing of the Declaration of Independence brings characters such as Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, John Hancock, and others connecting history to life. More information about American Eagle Productions can be found at www.americaneagleshows.com

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 –BEN FRANKLIN AND ME– 10:00 am & 1:00 pm - (Grades: K-6th) ~ Face to Face Productions ~ Amos (mouse) relates his involvement with Ben Franklin’s inventions, discoveries and the Declaration of Independence. For more information about Face to Face Productions or to download teaching and learner guides visit www.facetofaceproductions.com

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 –THE BIG BALLOON SHOW(10:00am= sold out) & 1:00 pm (Grades: Pre-K – 5th) ~ Smarty Pants ~ Magic, slapstick comedy, and Smarty’s world’s biggest balloon props and creations. More info on Smarty Pants and his booking infomation is found at www.smartypantsworld.com

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 –THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF LEWIS&CLARK– 10:00 am & 1:00 pm – (Grades: K-6th) ~Face to Face Productions ~ Historical travel along the Lewis & Clark Trail illustrated by the musical and comedic talents of Mel Lewis & Wally Clark. For more information about Face to Face Productions or to download teaching and learner guides visit www.facetofaceproductions.com

Monday, April 22, 2019 –BUBBLE WONDERS– 10:00 am & 1:00 pm - CALL to reserve spots (all ages) ~Geoff Akins ~ The wonders of bubbles, magic and storytelling rekindle a sense of wonder in life and how persistence and a positive attitude can help make dreams come true. http://yoursquarebubble.com/

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 –THE FABULOUS FABLE FACTORY– 10:00 am & 1:00 pm (Grades: K – 5) ~American Eagle Productions~ Monroe (12 yr old) helps the fable makers re-create some of Aesop’s most famous fables in a musical adventure. More information about American Eagle Productions can be found at www.americaneagleshows.com

Thursday, May 2, 2019  –WHERE THE SIDEWALK ENDS– 10:00 am & 1:00 pm– (Grades: PreK–5th) ~American Eagle Productions~ An original musical based on Shel Silverstein’s collection of poems. More information about American Eagle Productions can be found at www.americaneagleshows.com