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Auditorium Theatre
50 E. Congress Parkway Chicago, IL 60605
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Used parkwhiz, parked less than a block away for a decent price.
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1 review
4 stars
The weather was beautiful and sunny. I wore a sweater and a pair of jeans.
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Robert Joffrey's "The Nutcracker"
218 ratings
4.7 average rating
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52 events
26 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 19 2013

Absolutely wonderful! The snow scene was magical. The set design and the costumes were beautiful, and the dancers were magnificent.

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7 events
6 reviews
16 stars
attended Dec 12 2014

It was such a beautiful show. My 3 year old niece couldn't sit through it all, but it was great nonetheless. Thanks for the fabulous seats Gold Star!!

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5 events
3 reviews
43 stars
attended Dec 23 2014

I had a great time, easy parking and a wonderful experience. I wish that we had gotten closer seats, but we were on the third balcony and could see everything just fine.

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This show’s running time is approximately two hours, including one intermission.

Collaboration conceived and directed by Robert Joffrey
Music by Peter llyich Tchaikovsky

About the Ticket Supplier: 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.