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Theatre Sun Oct 12 2008

Victory Gardens Solves the Ultimate Parental Problem

Victory Gardens Theatre's Family Saturday series aims to solve the age-old dilemma of finding a sitter for your kids so you can get out to see some theatre. The Family Saturday series kicks off Saturday, October 18 at 5 pm with Victory Gardens' season opener, Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl. VGT education professionals will keep children 4 and up entertained, while their parents watch the show and have some much needed grown-up time .

The kids activities, ranging from theatre games to arts and crafts and more, are tailored to each show, to help foster a fun family conversation about the show afterwards. As if that wasn't enough incentive, you can check in with your shorties at intermission to enjoy free cupcakes courtesy of Swirlz bakery. Seriously, free cupcakes, people. That's almost enough incentive to make me want to reproduce. Almost.

The Victory Gardens Biograph Theater is located at 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. Call the box office 773-871-3000 ­ to reserve seats for the October 18th Family Saturday for Eurydice. Single tickets are $48, plus a $5 sitting fee per child. Or to subscribe to the full series, download an order form at Victory Gardens' website.

 
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