Chicago always has many offerings for kids and families, including A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings, written by Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez and adapted for the stage by Pulitzer Prize winning dramatist Nilo Cruz, presented by Chicago Playworks of the DePaul University Theatre School at the downtown Merle Reskin Theatre (January 12-March 4), and Winnetka Theatre's musical version of The Little Mermaid by esteemed choreographer and director Marc Robin at the Winnetka Community House (January 19-February 3).