- When December 4–26, 2021
- Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon
- Music Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Christopher Wheeldon’s reimagined classic returns for the holidays. Follow young Marie and the Nutcracker Prince on a Christmas Eve journey through the 1893 World’s Fair, a dazzling spectacle of sights, sounds, and enchantment. This annual holiday tradition celebrates the magic of the season and the rich cultural heritage of Chicago.
About the Artists
Christopher Wheeldon OBE
The Tony Award®-winning choreographer continues to create and stage productions for many of the world’s major ballet companies.
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Born in 1840, Tchaikovsky is widely considered one of the most popular composers of his time.