The Nutcracker

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The Nutcracker

December 1 - 30, 2017

 

Choreographer: © Christopher Wheeldon

Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

 

Journey inside Chicago's 1893 World's Fair with Wheeldon's critically acclaimed holiday masterpiece. When young Marie and her mother, a sculptress who is creating the fair's iconic Statue of the Republic, host a holiday party, a surprise visit from the charming Great Impresario sets off a Christmas Eve dream of whirlwind romance and adventure. A must-see tradition boldly reimagined for a new generation.

 

Click below to view the digital program book.

 

The Joffrey is grateful to The Nutcracker Commissioning Sponsors: Margot and Josef Lakonishok, Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust, Hancher Auditorium, University of Iowa, and the many “Believers,” as well as 2017 The Nutcracker Production Sponsor Jewell Events Catering. 

 

We recommend this production for children ages 5 and up. Please note that every individual entering the theatre, regardless of age, needs a ticket.

 

Running Time:  2 hours including one 20-minute intermission


Click here to read our Large Format program book. The programs are also available upon request in the Patron Services office in Aisle 1 at the theater. 


Special thanks to Chicago Loop Alliance for The Nutcracker presence on State Street. 

 

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The Nutcracker

December 1 - 30, 2017

 

Choreographer: © Christopher Wheeldon

Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

 

Journey inside Chicago's 1893 World's Fair with Wheeldon's critically acclaimed holiday masterpiece. When young Marie and her mother, a sculptress who is creating the fair's iconic Statue of the Republic, host a holiday party, a surprise visit from the charming Great Impresario sets off a Christmas Eve dream of whirlwind romance and adventure. A must-see tradition boldly reimagined for a new generation.

 

Click below to view the digital program book.

 

The Joffrey is grateful to The Nutcracker Commissioning Sponsors: Margot and Josef Lakonishok, Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust, Hancher Auditorium, University of Iowa, and the many “Believers,” as well as 2017 The Nutcracker Production Sponsor Jewell Events Catering. 

 

We recommend this production for children ages 5 and up. Please note that every individual entering the theatre, regardless of age, needs a ticket.

 

Running Time:  2 hours including one 20-minute intermission


Click here to read our Large Format program book. The programs are also available upon request in the Patron Services office in Aisle 1 at the theater. 


Special thanks to Chicago Loop Alliance for The Nutcracker presence on State Street.