Upcoming Classes

Everyone’s favorite knot head gets an extreme makeover in this hip and hilarious musical adaptation of the classic tale of a talking puppet who gets into all kinds of trouble before learning what it truly means to be human. 

Book by Patrick Rainville Dorn

Music & Lyrics by Bill Francoeur

Adapted by Monica Minogue

We offer a safe environment for participants and staff which includes the implementation of physical distancing and masks,
and a performance video with virtual singing.
The performance on the final day of class will be recorded on video, and will take place without an audience.

The registration fee includes a digital download of the
performance video.
Email monica@stageplaykids.com for more information. 

(click on district name
to register online)

Elmhurst Park District:
StagePlay Kids: Ages 9-15
Fridays 4:30 – 6:30pm
March 19 – May 28
Performance Recording Day: May 28

Lockport Township Park District :
StagePlay Kids: Ages 9-15
Tuesdays 4:30 – 6:30pm
March 16 – May 25
Performance Recording Day: May 25

Oak Lawn Park District:
StagePlay Kids: Ages 9-15
Wednesdays: 4:30-6:30pm
March 17 – May 26
Performance Recording Day: May 26

*Pending Current State and Region COVID-19
Tiered Mitigation Restrictions*

Safety First!

Weekly Rehearsals:

Weather permitting, students will sing outdoors for the first 15 minutes of class (6-10 ft. apart)

Students will physically distance with masks indoors (no singing indoors)


A performance video will replace the traditional show on the last day

Scenes and choreography will be recorded in person without an audience

Students will record themselves singing at home and submit videos electronically 

Students positioned 6 ft. apart with minimal blocking

Performance Con’t:

Personalized custom masks are provided that coordinate with each costume for the performance


Classes have been capped at 20-25 students based on size of rehearsal space 

Program has been reduced from 14 to 10 weeks

Weekly rehearsal time increased from 1.5 to 2 hours (4:30-6:30)

*Pre-k and junior programs are temporarily suspended.
We hope they will return in summer 2021.*