The Jungle Book
Subway: Blue to Washington; Blue, Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple (rush hrs) to Clark/Lake; Red to Lake$27–$125
Event Info: (312) 443-3800 goodmantheatre.org
Mary Zimmerman adapts and directs the story of Mowgli and friends, borrowing from Rudyard Kipling's original stories and the Walt Disney animated film. Music director Doug Peck reorchestrates the Sherman Brothers' tunes for a 12-person band that blends jazz influences with traditional Indian instrumentation.