Venue Details

Chopin Theatre Mainstage
1543 W. Division Ave. Chicago, IL 60642
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4.8 / 5 Rated by 69 members
Review from Mo in Chicago
Red Velvet 250 events 168 reviews

This is a great FAMILY theatre event. It's a bit too slap-stick for my taste, but I didn't go with kids. It's done in the round--no seats are bad. Don't bother going if you're looking for serious theatre--you'll be disappointed. Otherwise, it's a...continued

reviewed Nov 12 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from dmt111
Red Velvet 142 events 25 reviews

very creative, interactive and well acted play. Definitely a very different Nutcracker experience. I would go back in a heart beat...

reviewed Dec 18 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Deb O.
Red Velvet 43 events 22 reviews

This show is great for all ages: creative, engaging, and fun.

reviewed Nov 25 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Dominique Reyes
Red Velvet 43 events 6 reviews

Very entertaining. Family friendly holiday classic.

reviewed Nov 10 2011 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“A riveting reinvention” —_The Chicago Sun-Times _
“[A] warm, kind, moving, inclusive, affordable and wholly original version of The Nutcracker_” —_Chicago Tribune


The House’s newly imagined version of The Nutcracker first premiered at the Steppenwolf Theatre in 2007 under the Visiting Company Initiative, and enjoyed a highly acclaimed second run at The House last year.

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