Venue Details

69 Star Starred
Chopin Theatre Mainstage
1543 W. Division Ave. Chicago, IL 60642
773-278-1500
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Nutcracker"
56 ratings
4.5 average rating
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31 events
14 reviews
24 stars
attended Nov 28 2010

Interesting adaptation of a classic. It can be scary for small children (age 8 and up- cursed once). The venue needs to turn on the HEAT!!!!

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13 events
4 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 24 2010

We had a great time! Cast was great and very entertaining. Excellent spin on The Nutcracker.

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5 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 26 2010

High-energy performance with great songs!

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Quotes & Highlights

“A riveting reinvention” —The Chicago Sun Times 
“A laudably different kind of Christmas show” —The Chicago Tribune 
“Guaranteed to be unlike any other Nutcracker you’ve seen" —centerstagechicago.com

Description

The House presents The Nutcracker, a bold re-imagining of the classic E.T.A. Hoffman tale. 

The first time the House created Christmas magic was back in 2007 at the Steppenwolf Theatre with the original run of The Nutcracker. It received amazing reviews like the ones below and it also received Goldstar’s Nutty Award. It was the most beloved production of The Nutcracker in the country for that year. And now it’s back!

The House Theatre of Chicago: <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>Diamond Dogs</em> Comedian Margaret Cho Blue Man Group Chicago <em>STOMP</em> <em>Crazy For You</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> <em>The Illusionists -- Live From Broadway</em> Joffrey Ballet's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>My Fair Lady</em> <em>Thrones! The Musical Parody</em> Ballet Chicago's <em>The Nutcracker</em>