Venue Details

146 Star Starred
Auditorium Theatre
at Roosevelt University 50 E. Congress Parkway Chicago, IL 60605
312-341-2310
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Please don't be one of the few in torn jeans and hoodies. It's the ballet!
info Oct 17 2011 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Wear what you feel beautiful ind!
info Oct 22 2011 star this tip starred
Sandy R
Rhapsody in the Symphony Center is very nice for fine dining before the show.
info Oct 23 2011 star this tip starred
mick_perlin
The line for willcall went around the corner, so show started late
info Oct 24 2011 star this tip starred
mick_perlin
This is ballet, so great place to dress up. If that's not your thing, just don't wear jeans, k?
info Oct 24 2011 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Public transportation is the best way to go if you have access to it.
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Reviews & Ratings

26 ratings
4.7 average rating
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8 events
8 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 21 2011

This was a good choice for my first ballet experience. The Joffery ballet was a good fit for this inventive re-imagining of Miguel De Cervantes' classic story. I did not... continued

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6 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 21 2011

I thought this was a wonderful production. The theatrics, music, everything was great except for the fact that the principal female roles are all fill-ins that evening.... continued

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5 reviews
6 stars
attended Oct 22 2011

FANTASTIC !!
If I never see another Ballet - and I have seen many all around the world - I will be satisfied !

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Quotes & Highlights

“With Don Quixote, the ”Joffrey Ballet":http://www.chicagotribune.com/topic/entertainment/dance/joffrey-ballet-ORCUL000045.topic recalls the glory days of Robert Joffrey, serving up a fresh new take on a classic, one tailored to suit the company’s size but second to none in rapid-fire entertainment and nonstop dance." —Chicago Tribune

About the Ticket Supplier: The Joffrey Ballet

Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino's uniquely American vision of dance first took form in 1956. The original company consisted of six dynamic and highly individual dancers. While Robert Joffrey stayed in New York to teach ballet classes and earn money to pay the dancers' salaries, Gerald Arpino led the troupe across America's heartland, in a station wagon that pulled a U-Haul trailer. Their repertoire of original ballets by Robert Joffrey set them apart from other small touring companies, who often performed scaled-down versions of the classics. From the beginning, Joffrey and Arpino wanted a company that came out of their roots, out of America.