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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
       
Check for half-price tickets   
     

December 24, 2016 | 1 Comment More

A stockingful of holiday shows in Chicago for 2016!

 

Ariana Burks stars as Clara in The Nutcracker, House Theatre Chicago 2Jason Groff stars as Charlie Brown in A Charlie Brown Christmas, Broadway ChicagoLisa Gaye Dixon as Ghost of Christmas Present in A Christmas Carol at Goodman TheatreFrancis Guinan and Travis Turner in Twist Your Dickens or Scrooge You, Second City Goodman TheatreErica Stephan stars as Irene Roth in Crazy for You, Drury Lane TheatreJoe Foust and Larry Yando in A Christmas Carol, Goodman Theatre

The Chicago theater community will again produce a wide array of Christmas and holiday plays, musicals, ballets and comedies in 2016, all designed to put you in a festive mood.  Find the entire list of holiday offerings below

November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Nutcracker (House Theatre of Chicago, 2016)

Ariana Burks as and Desmond Gray star as Clara and Fritz in The Nutcracker, House Theatre Chicago 1           
      
  

The Nutcracker

Adapted by Jake Minton, Phillip Klapperich,
    Kevin O’Donnell and Tommy Rapley
Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tix: $25-$45  |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets   
     

November 22, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Nutcracker (The House Theatre of Chicago, 2015)

Jaclyn Hennell and Desmond Gray star in The House Theatre's "The Nutcracker," adapted from the story by E.T.A. Hoffmann, directed by Tommy Rapley. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)          
      
The Nutcracker 

Created by Jake Minton, Phillip Klapperich
   Kevin O’Donnell and Tommy Rapley
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Dec 31  |  tix: $15-$45   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets   
    

December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Nutcracker (The House Theatre, 2013)

Paige Collins stars as Clara in The House Theatre's "The Nutracker" by Jake Minton and Phillip Klapperich, directed by Tommy Rapley. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Nutcracker

Book by Jake Minton and Phillip Klapperich  
Music by Kevin O’Donnell, Lyrics by Jake Minton
Directed and Choreographed by Tommy Rapley
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Dec 29  |  tickets: $30  |  more info
       
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November 24, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Nutcracker (Joffrey Ballet Chicago)

Dylan Gutierrez and Jack Thorpe-Baker star in Joffrey Ballet's "The Nutcracker", choreographed by Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino. (photo credit: Herbert Migdoll)        
       
The Nutcracker 

Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky 
Choreographed by Robert Joffrey
     and Gerald Arpino
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Dec 27  |  tickets: $31-$132   |  more info
       
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December 14, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Nutcracker (The House Theatre of Chicago)

Paige Collins as Clara in House Theatre of Chicago's "The Nutcracker", directed by Tommy Rapley. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Nutcracker 

Book by Jake Minton and Phillip Klapperich

Music by Kevin O’Donnell, Lyrics by Jake Minton
Directed and Choreographed by Tommy Rapley
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $25-$35   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets 
    
        
        Read entire review
     

November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Nutcracker (Joffrey Ballet)

Joffrey Ballet's "The Nutcracker" at the Auditorium Theatre (photo credit: Bob Nick)       
      
The Nutcracker 

Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conceived and Directed by Robert Joffrey
Music performed by Chicago Sinfonietta 
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Dec 27  |  tickets: $15-$140   |  more info 
       
Check for half-price tickets 
    
        
        Read entire review
     

December 12, 2011 | 1 Comment More