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About Nutcracker

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 Christopher 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.

Choreography by Christopher Wheeldon

Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Live Music by the Chicago Philharmonic

Run Time

2 hours, with one intermission

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Age

Recommended for all ages

Highly recommended! This new Nutcracker is game-changing, extraordinarily ambitious and demonstrates the highest level of artistry
Chicago Sun-Times
Christopher Wheeldon's Nutcracker is a total transformation and extraordinarily rich, beautiful and emotionally potent.
Chicago Tribune

Joffrey Ballet at the Auditorium Theatre

50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60605

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Joffrey Ballet and TodayTix are thrilled to celebrate the holiday season with a mobile Lottery for $39 tickets! Win tickets (up to 2 per winner) to see the spectacular new production of CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON'S NUTCRACKER!

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NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER THIS LOTTERY. WINNING QUALIFIES ENTRANT FOR UP TO TWO $39 TICKETS TO CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON'S NUTCRACKER.

SPONSOR INFORMATION. Christopher Wheeldon's Nutcracker (the “Lottery”) is sponsored by TodayTix, (“Sponsor”), having its principal place of business at 64 Wooster St, New York, NY 10012. The Lottery entry period begins on December 11th and will continue for all evening performances through December 30th at the Auditorium Theatre. Lottery entrants may enter each performance from 12:00 am up until 8 hours before showtime. (Such period known as the “Entry Period”). All times are based solely on Sponsor’s computer clock.

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