Ruth Page Civic Ballet: The Nutcracker

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The quintessential and beloved holiday classic returns in this iconic production — perfect fare for the entire family. Escape to a land where a little girl heroine, her mysterious godfather, mice, toy soldiers and dancing snowflakes are brought to life in the beautiful Land of Snow and the magical Kingdom of the Sweets.

Originally presented in the Arie Crown Theater from 1965 until 1997, this production recreates Ruth Page’s iconic and beloved original full-length staging. Featuring international artists alongside the Ruth Page Civic Ballet Training Company’s elite dancers, experience the exquisite performances, stunning costumes, and magical settings like never before!

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James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts Center

19351 West Washington Street
Grayslake, IL 60030