Joffrey Artists Amanda Assucena and Alberto Velazquez. Photo by Todd Rosenberg.

The Joffrey remains committed to health and safety

As a result of the latest surge of COVID-19 cases in Chicago, The Joffrey Ballet has postponed its upcoming production of Yuri Possokhov’s Don Quixote, originally slated for February 16-27, 2022. The rescheduled presentation of Don Quixote will take place from June 2–12, 2022 at the historic Lyric Opera House in downtown Chicago at 20 North Upper Wacker Drive.

Current ticket holders have had their seats automatically transferred to a corresponding performance date below:

Original date: New date:
Wednesday, February 16, 7:30 PM Thursday, June 2, 7:30 PM*
Friday, February 18, 7:30 PM Friday, June 3, 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 19, 2:00 PM Saturday, June 4, 2:00 PM
Saturday, February 19, 7:30 PM Saturday, June 4, 7:30 PM
Sunday, February 20, 2:00 PM Sunday, June 5, 2:00 PM
Thursday, February 24, 7:30 PM Thursday, June 9, 7:30 PM
Friday, February 25, 7:30 PM Friday, June 10, 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 26, 2:00 PM Saturday, June 11, 2:00 PM
Saturday, February 26, 7:30 PM Saturday, June 11, 7:30 PM
Sunday, February 27, 2:00 PM Sunday, June 12, 2:00 PM

*Ticket holders for the June 2, 2022, performance at 7:30 PM: Please note that the show takes place on a Thursday, not a Wednesday.

Donations and Other Ticketing Options

For ticket holders with previous plans, the Joffrey asks patrons to strongly consider making a tax-deductible contribution to the Joffrey, which will alleviate the financial loss. Other ticketing options include exchanging your tickets for a different performance date during the production run.

To donate tickets or choose another option, contact the Joffrey Patron Services team at, or call 312.386.8905.

Updated Vaccination Policy

The Joffrey requires that all audience members provide proof of full vaccination and booster (when eligible) against COVID-19, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or World Health Organization (WHO), for Joffrey performances and events at Lyric Opera House. Those who arrive without proof of full vaccination status or without valid photo I.D. will not be admitted to any Joffrey event or performance.