1443659208 house theatre of chicago the nutcracker tickets
4.7 / 5 Rated by 252 members
Review from Lillias

Very entertaining for children and adults! Swings you from laughter to almost-tears. I found the first half of the performance to be stronger than the second, but overall, a solid piece.

reviewed Nov 09 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Paul Neiweem

We saw this performance four years ago and knew that we would take our nieces when they were ready. They are now 8, 8 and 6 and the time has come. It was great. One of them actually sat on the edge of her seat through the entire performance. ...continued

reviewed Dec 06 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from WindyDavy

As advertised, no Tchaikovsky and no ballet, but that doesn't mean no music and no dance. At the end they ask us to tell our friends if we liked the show, and I have been doing just that. Go!

reviewed Nov 30 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from WindyDavy

Many new cast members, same wonderful evening. Last year I told families in restaurants to take their children. I'll do it again this year!

reviewed Nov 25 2015 report as inappropriate
Review from John Capaul

Imaginative, joyful, poignant. Pretty easy to understand why this has become an annual holiday tradition. Despite the sober start, it really is great for children of ALL ages. Superb and talented cast; stunning set design & puppetry; The Chopin...continued

reviewed Nov 25 2015 report as inappropriate
Review from Squishy

When we got there and there were so many young children running around and playing on the stage (theater in the round) I worried that it would be too childish and noisy with talking.
Never fear, everyone was held spellbound.
It was a great way to...continued

reviewed Nov 22 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from GoldGirl

Acting was great, storyline not so much. Fun though.

reviewed Nov 08 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from dmt111

Great event for the entire family! I love the Chopin Theater and the cast was once again wonderful. This is the second year that we went to see this performance and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. A must-see during the holiday season!

reviewed Nov 24 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Melaney Hermanson Reed

Great way to start the holiday season!

reviewed Nov 05 2016 report as inappropriate
Review from Anne Gearhart

A thoroughly enjoyable holiday experience! The House theater was, as always, friendly, warm and welcoming.

reviewed Dec 08 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Scott Clodfelter

A charming holiday show for all ages. It's become a Chicago holiday tradition, deservedly so.

reviewed Dec 13 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Remesis Garcia

This play was awesome. It was such a creative show and all the actors were wonderful. Watching this play definitely put me in the holiday mood. Their is not a bad seat in the entire theater because the actirs use the entire stage. It had surprises...continued

reviewed Nov 06 2015 report as inappropriate
Review from Remesis Garcia

This was the best holiday show I have ever seen. I can't wait to see it again. The chopin theater never disappoints me with whatever show they put on and this holiday classic just confirmed the theater's creativity and style.

reviewed Nov 15 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Sandi

They should decide whether it's a kid's show (and eliminate the sexual innuendos, the extreme-scary part, and the focus on and direction mention of death ... OR ... decide it's an adult show ... and rewrite, redirect and totally re-do it.

reviewed Nov 08 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Lauren Mardell Levrant

This was our second time seeing the House Nutcracker. Great story, fun cast, great theater!

reviewed Dec 18 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from George Pristavu

Great theater, a good experience every time I attend. The show is ingeniously adapted and performed.

reviewed Nov 06 2015 report as inappropriate
Review from Sandy

Had a delightful time. Highly recommend it. A bit scary at the end for really small kids. Be aware - this is NOT identical to the story line followed by most productions of The Nutcracker ballet.

reviewed Nov 12 2015 report as inappropriate
Review from elisebenveniste

This is a smart, funny, and ultimately touching take on the Nutcracker that children and adults will both enjoy. A great show, regardless the season.

reviewed Nov 20 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from EntertainingSJ

This is a must see for all ages! We have made seeing The Nut Cracker at the Chopin Thetre a holiday tradition because it is always a wonderful performance full of energy, humor, tenderness and very interactive with the audience. The costumes are...continued

reviewed Dec 04 2016 report as inappropriate
Review from EntertainingSJ

This play never disappoints! It is so much fun for the entire family. I think it is even better this year. Clara is adorable and her voice is beautiful for her solo. Fritz is fantastic and really emotes a brotherly affection for his sister Clara....continued

reviewed Dec 11 2016 report as inappropriate
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