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.
Margot and Josef Lakonishok
The Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust
Hancher Auditorium, University of Iowa