April 26-May 7, 2017
Global Visionaries Presenting Sponsor
Margot and Josef Lakonishok
Global Visionaries Production Sponsor
Jane Ellen Murray Foundation
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The Miraculous Mandarin
Choreographer: Yuri Possokhov
Music: Béla Bartók
Master of invention Possokhov brings his gift of powerful narrative and wild imagination to Bartók's dramatic post-World War I tableau. Celebrated as a "reliably unpredictable choreographer" by the San Francisco Chronicle.
The Miraculous Mandarin Production Sponsor
The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation
Choreographer: Alexander Ekman
Music: Brad Mehldau Trio, Django Django, Tiga, Moby
Celebrated around the globe for his originality and humor, Swedish choreographer Ekman returns to the Joffrey with his unique cinematic vision. "An inspired joker and true man of the theater," says the Chicago Sun-Times.
Episode 47 Production Sponsor
*Please note there is a strobe light effect in Episode 47.
Choreographer: Annabelle Lopez Ochoa
Music: Michael Gordon
Renowned for her improvisational skill, Lopez Ochoa returns to the Joffrey with her spellbinding take on a turbulent cloud formation. "Sexy in an ambient way, embodying the impersonal attractions and repulsions that drive nature's never-ending churning," says the Chicago Tribune.
Mammatus Production Sponsor
Denise Littlefield Sobel
Live Music Sponsors
The Marina and Arnold Tatar Fund for Live Music
Cheryle and Joel V. Williamson
ALL PERFORMANCES TAKE PLACE AT THE AUDITORIUM THEATRE OF ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY LOCATED AT 50 E CONGRESS PARKWAY.
The performance runs approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes including 2 intermissions.
*ALL CASTING SUBJECT TO CHANGE!
Apr 26, 2017 - 7:30pm
Apr 28, 2017 - 7:30pm
Apr 29, 2017 - 2:00pm
Apr 29, 2017 - 7:30pm
Apr 30, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 4, 2017 - 7:30pm
May 5, 2017 - 7:30pm
May 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 6, 2017 - 7:30pm
May 7, 2017 - 2:00pm