- When December 2–27, 2023
- Where Lyric Opera House
- Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon
- Music Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
- Running Time 2 hours
Witness the magical 1893 Chicago World’s Fair with young Marie and her Nutcracker Prince in Tony Award® winning choreographer Wheeldon’s holiday masterpiece. It’s a celebratory Christmas Eve, and thanks to a surprise visit from the enchanting Great Impresario, Marie embarks on a spellbinding adventure into a realm of spectacle and wonder. Experience our holiday magic in this must-see tradition boldly reimagined for a new generation.
The Nutcracker Springs to Life
Meet the Creative Team
Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon OBE
The Tony Award®-winning choreographer continues to create and stage productions for many of the world’s major ballet companies.
Composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Born in 1840, Tchaikovsky is widely considered one of the most popular composers of his time.