Venue Details

Steppenwolf Upstairs Theatre
1650 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614
312-335-1650
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4.3 / 5 Rated by 93 members
Review from Anonymous
130 events 51 reviews

This was one of the most creative performances I've ever seen! The actors and the orchestra were wonderful!

reviewed Dec 01 2007 report as inappropriate
Review from Monica Garreton Chavez
68 events 39 reviews

So funny!!! I wasn't sure what to expect from the description but it was a creative, fun, totally awesome play and it made me want to go see more plays from the same company. Highly recommend!!

reviewed Dec 21 2007 report as inappropriate
Review from Robert Winkenbach
81 events 30 reviews

A redo of Nutcracker with major changes, retaining only the toy symbols.

reviewed Nov 15 2007 report as inappropriate
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Description

When their son is killed in the war, David and Martha are unable to help their daughter Clara comprehend the loss.  Instead she retreats into a nightmarish world in which evil rats are trying to destroy her.  Just when all hope seems lost, Great Uncle Drosselmeyer arrives bearing a mysterious gift that may help Clara and her army of toys defeat the rats just in time for Christmas.

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