Christopher Wheeldon's Nutcracker

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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


Please note that the start times for performances are either 2:00pm or 7:00pm.


Live Music Sponsors

The Marina and Arnold Tatar Fund for Live Music

Cheryle and Joel V. Williamson

Dance Styles


Auditorium Theatre

50 E Ida B Wells Dr
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 341-2300