The Nutcracker: A Fresh Take on a Holiday Classic
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The last date listed for The Nutcracker was Thursday December 22, 2011 / 7:00pm.
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Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Natalie Grace
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What a modern and unique take on the Nutcracker! My husband and I took our four-year-old daughter to the show, and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. The costuming, sets, and music are delightful. I think age four is a touch young (she did not completely follow the story line, and there are a couple of scary points), but it is a family friendly performance.
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Loved it! It was different and not what I thought. It was better. My 11 year old son didn't want to go. He did and really liked it! The jokes were right up his alley. I highly recommed it to all ages. I haven't been in this theatre for 40+...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“Warm, kind, moving, inclusive … and wholly original… A splendidly empowering Christmas story.”—_Chicago Tribune _
_The Nutcracker _
book by Phillip Klapperich and Jake Minton
music by Kevin O’Donnell
lyrics by Jake Minton
based on the story by E.T.A. Hoffman
Not-your-father’s Nutcracker, this fresh take on the holiday classic was created by The House Theatre of Chicago, the award-winning team who created our critically acclaimed The Sparrow (presented by Stoneham Theatre in 2009).
Adapted from the original tale by E.T.A. Hoffman, with live music from a 4-piece band.