Bring your kids to see Emerald City Theatre company’s “A Night in New Orleans: a Magic Treehouse Adventure” at the Apollo Theater through January 2, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel!
“A Night in New Orleans: A Magic Treehouse Adventure” is a musical based on the 42nd story of a beloved children’s series, Magic Treehouse Books by author Mary Pope Osborne. The musical was written by her playwright/musician husband, Will Osborne in collaboration with Murray Horwitz (“Ain’t Misbehaving”) and composer and legendary New Orleans musician Alan Toussaint.
Magic Treehouse characters Jack and Annie are on a mission on the night before All Saints Day, in the Big Easy: Find 14-year-old Louis Armstrong and inspire him to become the legend we all know Armstrong came to be. There is a live jazz band, a cast of colorful characters, and a lesson about dreams, race and possibilities.
The Apollo Theatre is located at 2540 North Lincoln Avenue in beautiful Lincoln Park. For tickets and more information, go online to www.emeraldcitytheatre.com and follow the prompts, or call the Box Office at (773) 935-6100.
Make your “A Night in New Orleans: A Magic Treehouse Adventure” experience more enjoyable by staying at the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, in historic Hyde Park. Chicago Lake Shore offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. The Lake Shore Café offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.