America's #1 Nutcracker
Robert Joffrey created this Nutcracker, turning a decidedly European ballet into a uniquely American experience. The holidays are captured In 120 minutes as the entire Joffrey company takes the stage, creating the magic of the season. The Joffrey’s Nutcracker maintains the spirit of the original 1987 performance, while sparkling with contemporary choreography, dazzling costumes, Tchaikovsky’s thrilling score, inventive lighting and extravagant set design. The Joffrey Nutcracker is the star atop Chicago’s Holiday tree. It ignites the imagination of children of every generation. Join us to share in the magic!
All performances take place at The Auditorium Theatre.
Performances will feature live orchestral accompaniment performed by the Chicago Sinfonietta.