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Lilly Theater

COVID-19 Safety Exhibit Updates:
For your safety, Lilly Theater has limited capacity—152 seats are available per show on a first-come, first-served basis.

Visitors should plan to arrive 20 minutes before the show and go to the lobby outside Lilly Theater. A staff member will usher each family group to their seats, ensuring proper social distancing within the audience.

Summer 2021 production

Kid Sherlock
June 23–Aug. 1

By: Pat Mullen
Running time: Approximately 40 minutes
Recommended for ages 4+    

Public performances:
June 23–25 and 30, July 1–2, 7–9, 14–16, 21–23, 28–30, 1 p.m.  

June 26–27, July 3–4, 10–11, 17–18, 24–25, 31, and Aug. 1, 1 and 3 p.m. 

ASL-interpreted performance:
July 3, 1 p.m. 

By: Pat Mullen
40 minutes
Ages 4+ 

John is a young boy who is new at his school and hopes to have a normal, low-key year. His goals are to try to fit in, make a few friends, and maybe even join a sports team. That all changes when a fellow student with a major Sherlock Holmes obsession pulls John in to help solve a local mystery!

Live performances to inspire and engage

Fantasy, comedy, colorful costumes, and imaginative scenery come together in plays designed for all ages. Experience familiar and surprising stories brought to life. Stick around after the show to meet the cast.

Free with museum admission.  

Please ask a theater staff member if you need an assistive listening device or have a question about accommodations. We are happy to help!