A Bit About Us
AlphaBet Soup Productions has been Chicagoland’s premiere Theatre for Young Audiences since 1987. The ABS mission is, and always has been, to provide Chicago area youth, families and teachers a truly unique theatrical experience that will entertain, educate and inspire.
AlphaBet Soup has been bringing their special brand of award-winning shows to the stage for over 30 seasons. Throughout the years, ABS has created and produced over 20 original musical-comedies for young audiences filled with larger-than-life characters, whimsical costumes, colorful sets and always an underlying moral to the story. With this imaginative recipe, AlphaBet Soup's zany creations have been enjoyed by over 1 million children, parents and educators throughout the Chicagoland area!
Illinois Theatre Association Award of Excellence in Theatre for Young Audiences
Two National Children's Theatre Awards for the scripts Beauty & the Beast and The Jungle Book
"Their hilarious way of bringing comedy and art into the arms of young audiences all over Chicago is unparalleled."
– Alexandra Billings, ABS Alumni, Broadway's WICKED
“Teachers, take your classes! They will love you forever!”
– Joanne Zerkel, The Star
“Your productions are fabulous! From the scenery, to the costumes, to the actors, everything is first rate. On behalf of our second graders, Thank You!”
– Mary Jenkins, Irene King Elementary, Romeoville, IL
"The show was fantastic! How wonderful to have such great productions for kids in our area!"
– Sandy Anderson, Joliet, IL