Happy Birthday!

Celebrate your child’s birthday with Overshadowed Theatrical Productions!
We offer two very unique birthday celebration opportunities:
Birthday Parties at Overshadowed
Give your guest of honor and their guests the chance to perform in our performance space complete with costumes and props!

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Character Visits to your home
Imagine the excitement and awe of Cinderella walking through the door at your child’s next birthday party — Overshadowed Character Visits will not disappoint!

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Birthday Party

Enjoy a unique celebration starring your birthday boy or girl! Watch your guests shine as they perform a play at Overshadowed’s Headquarters! Enjoy the snack area for refreshments; then, move into our Theatre classroom for acting games, a story, costumes, and a show complete with set, lights, and sound!

Your party will include:

  • Dramatic instruction through a story
  • Costumes, props and set for the story
  • A pre-set performance space in our Theatre Arts Conservatory classroom
  • A performance starring the birthday person and their friends
  • A gift for the birthday person as a souvenir from Overshadowed
  • 5% discount coupons to Overshadowed for acting classes for each guest!

Total cost of the party:

  • $275 for up to 12 participating guests. (Birthday person is included at no charge)
  • $10 for each additional participating guest.

You will want to bring items for the “cast party”:

  • Invitations
  • Food & beverages
  • Decorations
  • Any gift bags or goodies
  • Paper products

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Character Visits

Enjoy a unique celebration by inviting a very special visitor to your birthday party!

Watch your birthday person shine as a favorite storybook character arrives at the party! Our very special visitor will socialize with party guests, make time for photos and help with the gift-time. The special guest will be happy to participate in whatever activities you have planned with some limitations due to costuming. Many moms plan for a ‘tea-party’ with the Princess, with simple finger foods, or if there is a story you would like to have read or gift you would like our character to deliver, please just let us know.

We have many characters to choose from (based on availability):

  • Cinderella in a beautiful blue ball gown
  • Snow Queen and her sister
  • Rapunzel
  • Beauty in a beautiful yellow gown
  • Sleeping Beauty in a beautiful pink gown
  • Snow White complete with her apple
  • Jasmine with long black hair
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz
  • Peter Pan
  • The Blue Fairy
  • Tinker Bell
  • Aladdin in his regal prince attire
  • Captain Hook
  • Mad Hatter
  • White Rabbit
  • Cat in the Hat
  • Perhaps others. If you have an idea. Please ask. Maybe we can invite that Character to join you!
Packages to choose from:

Meet the Princess

Time: 30 mins.


If you are looking for a brief appearance from a princess to enchant your party goers then this package is for you! The Princess will read a story to your guests and pose for as many pictures as possible for 30 mins.

  • Story Time
  • Character RSVP Letter
  • Dedicated Picture Time
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Things to consider:

Pricing for each Character Home party is based on 12 children. If there are more then 12 children the party will require an extra character. It will be  $75 each additional character .

There will be a $25 travel fee if the distance is more than 25 miles

(payment must be received in our office at least 5 business days prior to your event)

What we need:

  • Date & time range for your party (weekends or evenings are best)
  • Name and turning age of Birthday boy or girl
  • Directions to your party place from Medinah
  • Contact name, cell phone and email address
  • Requested character(s) from the above list,
  • To request a character, please email [email protected]
Bring magic and wonder to your public event!

Invite the most enchanting and engaging entertainment to your event! Having a character at your event can increase attendance, delight your guests and make memorable moments that your guests will cherish forever.


  • Festivals
  • Parades
  • Libraries
  • Restaurants
  • Park districts
  • And many others!

Rates Per Character:

30 minutes: $75

1 - 4 hours: $150 an hour

5 hours or more: $100 an hour

Rates are available to events that are open to the public, whether they are ticketed or free.

Event rates are not available for private parties and events.

Notice: At Overshadowed Theatrical Productions, we offer beloved characters from classic fairytales that have been in the public domain for years. We do not offer copyrighted characters. It is merely a coincidence if any of our characters resemble characters from movies or theme parks.