The Nutcracker

Upcoming Dates

Dec 4, 2:00pm
Dec 4, 7:00pm
Dec 5, 1:00pm
Dec 5, 6:00pm
Dec 9, 7:00pm
Dec 10, 7:00pm
Dec 11, 2:00pm
Dec 11, 7:00pm
Dec 12, 1:00pm
Dec 12, 6:00pm
Dec 15, 7:00pm
Dec 16, 7:00pm
Dec 17, 7:00pm
Dec 18, 2:00pm
Dec 18, 7:00pm
Dec 19, 1:00pm
Dec 19, 6:00pm
Dec 21, 2:00pm
Dec 21, 7:00pm
Dec 22, 2:00pm
Dec 22, 7:00pm
Dec 23, 2:00pm
Dec 23, 7:00pm
Dec 24, 2:00pm
Dec 26, 1:00pm
Dec 26, 6:00pm
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Event Description

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.


*Discount excludes premium and level 6 seats and all weekend matinee performances.

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Lyric Opera House

20 N. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 332-2244