Since premiering in 1987, Joffrey Ballet's production of The Nutcracker
has become Chicago's most popular holiday tradition. Now in its 28th year, this beloved holiday masterpiece takes the stage one last time for its final season at Auditorium Theatre. Watch as the entire ballet company, plus local children's choruses and young dancers, tell the magical tale of young Clara, whose Christmas gift of a nutcracker doll comes to life and brings her to a fantastic winter wonderland, while the Chicago Philharmonic performs Tchaikovsky's famous score live. With larger-than-life scenery, a giant Mother Ginger puppet and entertaining storytelling, Joffrey's The Nutcracker
is an evening of pure enchantment for the whole family. Catch a farewell performance, because next year the Joffrey Ballet welcomes the world premiere of a new version commissioned by Tony winner Christopher Wheeldon (An American in Paris
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