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Chopin Theatre Mainstage
1543 W. Division Ave. Chicago, IL 60642
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4.8 / 5 Rated by 69 members
Review from Jennifer Mata-McMahon
8 events 4 reviews

The show is low budget, and yet the acting and singing makes up for anything that is missing prop-wise. There are some one liners that will make you laugh out loud too. I'm sure you'll enjoy it. The circular stage and position for the audience,...continued

reviewed Dec 01 2011 report as inappropriate
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 Jackie
20 events 13 reviews

Absolutely delightful! I enjoyed the performance & agree with so many others who have reviewed this play. The rats might be scary for younger children, the performers were fabulous and the puppetry was amazing.

reviewed Dec 21 2011 report as inappropriate
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“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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