The Houdini Box: New Musical from Chicago Children's Theatre
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The last date listed for The Houdini Box was Sunday March 25, 2012 / 11:00am.
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The entertainment phenomenon known as the Blue Man Group is better than ever in this updated show featuring all-new material. You'll find the famous blue bald guys interacting with "GiPads," taking a humorous look at contemporary forms of communication, and performing a pulsating new finale set to an original music score. Audiences worldwide have experienced and loved this wildly imaginative, family friendly stage show that cleverly combines comedy, art and science with fabulous visual effects and Grammy-nominated music. Learn More
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- Named a "Top Ten Show to Watch For in 2012" by the <em>Chicago Tribune</em>.
As famed escape artist Harry Houdini circles the globe performing one incredible stunt after another, Victor, a young devotee goes through his own rigorous magician’s training -- locking himself in closets, holding his breath under water and walking into walls. After a chance encounter with his hero, Victor receives a special box that just might contain the secrets of Houdini’s great success.
Directed by famed large-scale spectacle and puppetry artist Blair Thomas, The Houdini Box is a musical adaptation of the popular children's book of the same name by Brian Selznick, famous for The Invention of Hugo Cabret, the basis of the hit movie Hugo.
Recommended for children ages 5 and older.
The show runs one hour with no intermission.