Christopher Wheeldon's The Nutcracker

Overview

The Nutcracker by Christopher Wheeldon


Choreography © by Christopher Wheeldon

Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Live Music by the Chicago Philharmonic


Discover the magic of Chicago's mysterious 1893 World's Fair through the eyes of a child in the Joffrey's astounding new Nutcracker -- brilliantly reimagined by Tony Award®-winning choreographer Wheeldon. Be part of dance history as we celebrate our beloved city and unlock a world of wonder for the 21st century. An electrifying holiday tale that will leave you breathless.

World Premiere

 

To purchase tickets, click ticket links on the right, or call: 312.386.8905. 


Please note that the start times for performances are either 2:00pm or 7:00pm. Run time is approximately 2 hours, including one intermission.


ALL PERFORMANCES TAKE PLACE AT THE AUDITORIUM THEATRE OF ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY LOCATED AT 50 E CONGRESS PARKWAY.

 

Click here to learn more about the all-star artistic team! 

 

Live Music Sponsors

The Marina and Arnold Tatar Fund for Live Music

Cheryle and Joel V. Williamson

 

Sponsors

Nutcracker Sponsors

The Nutcracker Producing Sponsors

Margot and Josef Lakonishok

The Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust

Hancher Auditorium, The University of Iowa

 

The Nutcracker Corporate Sponsors

 

 

 


The Nutcracker Sponsors

Mary Jo and Doug Basler

Rosemarie and Dean Buntrock

Sandy and Roger Deromedi

Pamella Roland DeVos and Daniel DeVos

Sonia Florian

The Walter E. Heller Foundation

Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University

Bruce Sagan and Bette Carf Hill

Bill and Orli Staley Foundation

Women's Board of The Joffrey Ballet

 

This project is partially supported by

IncentOvate grant from the City of Chicago

Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

 

Additional generous support provided by

The Ann Barzel and Patrick Henry Arts Fund 

Francis Beidler Foundation

Meta S. and Ronald Berger Family Foundation with Rebecca and Jonathan Berger

Joyce and Bruce Chelberg

Terri and Alfred D'Ancona

Mr. and Mrs. Adam DeWitt

Dr. Jill S. Dodds and Dr. Guriqbal Nandra

Patti S. Eylar and Charles R. Gardner

Ethel and William Gofen

Suzanne and Albert M. Friedman

Jill Garling and Thomas Wilson

Sabrina and Antonio Gracias

Harris Family Foundation

Sandi and Barry Hartstein

Mr. and Mrs. David H. Hoffmann

Mary Ittelson 

Nancy and Sanfred Koltun

Make It Better Media

Coco B. Meers and Ethan Meers

Martha and Rich Melman

Ann and Tom Nash

National Endowment for the Arts

Polk Bros. Foundation

Prince Charitable Trusts

Charles and Joann Raymond

Ms. Courtney C. Shea

Leslie and Robert K. Zentner

 

*as of 10.13.16

 

Casting

Casting

Casting for The Nutcracker by Christopher Wheeldon

 

ALL CASTING IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE! 


Week One:

Saturday, December 10 at 7PM

Sunday, December 11 at 2PM

Sunday, December 11 at 7PM


*as of 12.4.16



 

Tickets

December
Sat Dec 10, 2016 - 7:00pm
Sun Dec 11, 2016 - 2:00pm
Sun Dec 11, 2016 - 7:00pm
Tue Dec 13, 2016 - 7:00pm
Wed Dec 14, 2016 - 7:00pm
Thu Dec 15, 2016 - 7:00pm
Fri Dec 16, 2016 - 7:00pm
Sat Dec 17, 2016 - 2:00pm
Sat Dec 17, 2016 - 7:00pm
Sun Dec 18, 2016 - 2:00pm
Sun Dec 18, 2016 - 7:00pm
Tue Dec 20, 2016 - 7:00pm
Wed Dec 21, 2016 - 2:00pm
Wed Dec 21, 2016 - 7:00pm
Thu Dec 22, 2016 - 2:00pm
Thu Dec 22, 2016 - 7:00pm
Fri Dec 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
Fri Dec 23, 2016 - 7:00pm
Sat Dec 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
Mon Dec 26, 2016 - 2:00pm
Mon Dec 26, 2016 - 7:00pm
Tue Dec 27, 2016 - 2:00pm
Tue Dec 27, 2016 - 7:00pm
Wed Dec 28, 2016 - 2:00pm
Wed Dec 28, 2016 - 7:00pm
Thu Dec 29, 2016 - 7:00pm
Fri Dec 30, 2016 - 7:00pm
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The Nutcracker by Christopher Wheeldon


Choreography © by Christopher Wheeldon

Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Live Music by the Chicago Philharmonic


Discover the magic of Chicago's mysterious 1893 World's Fair through the eyes of a child in the Joffrey's astounding new Nutcracker -- brilliantly reimagined by Tony Award®-winning choreographer Wheeldon. Be part of dance history as we celebrate our beloved city and unlock a world of wonder for the 21st century. An electrifying holiday tale that will leave you breathless.

World Premiere

 

To purchase tickets, click ticket links on the right, or call: 312.386.8905. 


Please note that the start times for performances are either 2:00pm or 7:00pm. Run time is approximately 2 hours, including one intermission.


ALL PERFORMANCES TAKE PLACE AT THE AUDITORIUM THEATRE OF ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY LOCATED AT 50 E CONGRESS PARKWAY.

 

Click here to learn more about the all-star artistic team! 

 

Live Music Sponsors

The Marina and Arnold Tatar Fund for Live Music

Cheryle and Joel V. Williamson