The Nutcracker | Chopin Theatre | Theater & Performance, Holiday Shows | Chicago Reader

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When: Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 29 2019

The House Theatre of Chicago's long-running holiday tradition, created by Jake Minton, Phillip Klapperich, Kevin O'Donnell, and Tommy Rapley from E.T.A. Hoffmann's original story, returns for a tenth anniversary production, directed and choreographed by Rapley. In this version, Clara must enlist the help of her toys to save Christmas from the grief that has enveloped her family since the death of her soldier brother.

Price: Previews $20-$30, regular run $30-$50, student and industry same-day rush tickets $20 based on availability

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