The Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque

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“‘The Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque’ should be your new holiday tradition. Go to one show or go to all of them for unique holiday memories you will never forget! Each show will be a new gift and different performers to unwrap!” —

From a boring-AF holiday party to the Land of the Sweets, come follow Clara, her Buttcracker, and a rotating cast of over 25 of the best of Chicago's nightlife entertainment in this "completely inappropriate tale of unimaginable naughtiness!" (Urban Matter).

Now celebrating six years of one of Chicago's favorite holiday shows, this alternative night out begins with a cocktail party where audiences can enjoy local artisan vendors (Thursday nights), tableside entertainment (Fridays and Saturdays) or Butt Brunch with one of our restaurant partners (Sundays), followed by the stage performance of The Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque.

This two-hour immersive experience also includes a photo booth and polaroid station, interior theatre bar, and Dollar Daddy on-hand to help you show your holiday love. Come see what Time Out Chicago has called "risqué seasonal entertainment!"

Special New Year's Eve Closing Night: The closing night performance of the show will feature special extra performances before and after the show, a cheese and charcuterie buffet, drink specials, and a pole-dancing booty drop to midnight with a champagne toast and prizes! Ring in the new year with the best of Chicago's nightlife entertainment in what's sure to be a party to remember! All NYE tickets include entrance to the late night party, food, two drink tickets for after the show, special performances, and dancing til 1am. Show starts at 9pm, party directly follows.

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Greenhouse Theater Center

2257 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614