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Review: The Nutcracker (Joffrey Ballet, 2017)

The Joffrey Ballet of Chicago presents The Nutcracker at Auditorium Theatre 2017 4            


The Nutcracker
Choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon
Story adapted by Brian Selznick
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tix: $35 and up  |  more info
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December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Giselle (Joffrey Ballet)

Victoria Jaiani and Temur Suluashvili star in Giselle, Joffrey Ballet Chicago 4             


Music by Adolph Adam
Adapted by Lola de Ávila 
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Oct 29  |  tix: $34-$104  |  more info
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October 23, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Game Changers (Joffrey Ballet of Chicago)

Sarah Lamb and Ricardo Cervera in Infra, The Royal Ballet, Joffrey Ballet (Bill Cooper)           

Game Changers

Choreographed by Justin Peck,
  Christopher Wheeldon, Wayne McGregor
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Jan 26  |  tix: $34 and up  |  more info
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February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Chicago’s Best Theater of 2016


Miguel Cervantes stars as Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Broadway ChicagoDana Omar and Gay Glenn star in Cinderella at the Theater Potatotes, Hypocrites TheatreKaren Rodriguez stars in The Way She Spoke, Solo Celebration, Greenhouse Theater 3ETHL_ShowPageFINAL_450x665James Vincent Meredith and Bethany Jillard in Othello, Chicago Shakespeare TheatreBryce Gangel, Jessica Ervin and Charlotte Thomas in Dry Land, RivendellJulissa Contreras, Sarah Cartwright and Ada Grey in The Haven Place, Red Orchid TheatreEvan Linder and Liz Sharpe in Byhalia Mississippi, New Colony Definition TheatreBrian Parry and Aaron Kirby in The Drawer Boy, Redtwist TheatreChristian Castro and D’Wayne Taylor in Jesus Hopped A Train, Eclipse TheatreThomas Cox, Bolden. (Back) Ruiz, Sullivan, Brown. Photo by Michael Brosilow (2)Mary Beth Fisher and Harris Yulin in Long Day's Journey Into Night, Court TheatreEliza Stoughton and Sam Hubbard in A Loss of Roses, Raven TheatreBlair Brown and Alan Wilder in Mary Page Marlowe, Steppenwolf TheatreChristina Saliba with mirror from Learning Curve, Albany Park Theater ProjectThe Joffrey Ballet presents Christopher Wheeldon’s The Nutcracker, Auditorium TheatreJustin Keyes, Chris Sams, Tyrone L. Robinson, Will Skrip and Sean Blake in Smokey Joe's CafeDash Barber and Christopher Borek in Posh by Laura Wade, Steep Theatre LMSarah Goeden, Justine C. Turner and Nicole Bloomsmith in Once in a Lifetime, StrawdogSydney Charles and Julian Parker in Prowess, Jackalope TheatreIt’s the classic tale of the Sharks versus the Jets in West Side Story, one of the greatest musicals ever, playing March 16-April 24, 2016 at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora. For tickets and information, go to ParamountAurora.com or call (630) 896-6666. Photo credit: Liz Lauren.Brian Quijada in Where Do We Sit On the Bus, Teatro Vista Chicago 2Amy Stricker, Britain Gebhardt, Max DeTogne, Lizzie Schwarzrock, Kelly Baskin, Caitlin JacksonMonica Raymund stars in Thaddeus and Slocum, Lookingglass TheatreBrenda Barrie, James Doherty. Michael E Martin, Johnny Arena and Rudy Galvan in United Flight 232


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January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Nutcracker (Joffrey Ballet, 2016)

Alberto Velazquez as The Nutcracker in Nutcracker by Christopher Wheeldon, Joffrey Ballet           

The Nutcracker

Created by Christopher Wheeldon
Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Pkwy. (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tix: $35-$150  |  more info
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December 24, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Nutcracker (Joffrey Ballet Chicago, 2015)

Hansol Jeong stars in Joffrey Ballet's "The Nutcracker," conceived and directed by Robert Joffrey. (photo credit: Cheryl Mann)         

The Nutcracker

Conceived & Directed by Robert Joffrey
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Dec 27  |  tix: $35-$136  |  more info
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December 18, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Review: Sylvia (Joffrey Ballet Chicago)

April Daly and Victoria Jaiani star in Joffrey Ballet Chicago's "Sylvia," choreographed by John Neumeier, music by Léo Delibes. (photo credit: Cheryl Mann)          

Choreographed by John Neumeier 
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Oct 25  | tix: $32-$155  | more info
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October 23, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: New Works (Joffrey Ballet of Chicago)

Dylan Gutierrez and April Daly in "Liturgy" by Christopher Wheeldon, part of Joffrey Ballet's "New Works". (photo credit: Cheryl Mann)        
New Works  

Choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon,
   Justin Peck, Nicolas Blanc, Val Caniparoli
Artistic Director: Ashley C. Wheater
Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru May 3  |  tickets: $41-$164   |  more info
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May 2, 2015 | 0 Comments More