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This summer, embark on a heartwarming adventure with Corduroy! The beloved bear’s button has gone missing, and he can’t go home with kindhearted Lisa without it. Audiences will follow Corduroy’s rollicking and delightfully destructive journey through the department store as he searches high and low-up escalators, and to the top of a teetering store display.


– Presented by

Chicago Shakespeare Theater | Amber Mak


“The story is about a doll, a bear that is in a department store and a little girl, Lisa ( cleverly handled by Demetra Dee)

– Around The Town Chicago




Demetra Dee, who portrays Lisa, is a gifted young actress who I’ve enjoyed in so many Goodman, Steppenwolf and TimeLine productions, among others. She truly captures the innocence and ups-and-downs of a being a little girl. 

– Chicago Theater Review




“In a silly, soaring, fast-paced hour perfect for the kindergarten set, Corduroy alternates between the fully realized fantasy world of a store where the toys, mannequins and even appliances spring to life in the wee small hours, and the all-too-real world of the apartment where Lisa (a spunky Demetra Dee) ”

– Chicago Culture Authority




Jeff Recommended!




July 1, 2024