Winnie the Pooh

Music & Lyrics by: Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, Robert Lopez, Kristen Anderson-Lopez

Directed by: Gregg Dennhardt

Music Adapted & Arranged and Additional Music by: Will Van Dyke

Based on the book by: Cheryl Davis

When: Saturday October 12, Sunday October 13, Saturday October 26, Sunday October 27 @ 11AM & 1PM

Where: The Gorton Center, 400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL

Run time: 1 hours

About: Disney's Winnie the Pooh KIDS is a delightful show based on the beloved characters of A.A. Milne and the 2011 Disney animated feature film. Featuring favorite songs from the film, as well as new hits by the Academy Award-winning Robert and Kristen Lopez (Frozen), this honey-filled delight is as sweet as it is fun.

Welcome to the Hundred Acre Wood, where Winnie the Pooh is once again in search of honey. Along the way, he meets his pals, Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit and Owl, but soon discovers that Christopher Robin has been captured by the mysterious Backson! As they prepare for a rescue operation, the animals learn about teamwork, friendship and, of course... sharing snacks.


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Gregg Dennhardt, Director

Gregory C. Dennhardt (Director) Better known as “Doc” for his PhD in Theatre from the University of Illinois, Gregg has directed hundreds of children’s theatre shows from kids for kids to Equity productions. He also directs adult theatre and has taught acting at the University of Illinois, St. Ambrose College, the University of Arizona and Northwestern. He lives with his wife, Lauren, in Lincolnshire and spends most of his retired time visiting with his sons, Joel and Jeff, wives Ashley and Kelsey and grandsons Sam and Jack. While not at the relatives in the warmer months, he’s usually out sailing Lake Michigan on his boat, Lauren Rae.