Making a New American NUTCRACKER

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Join narrator Neve Campbell to discover how the Joffrey Ballet brought this piece to life.

Join narrator Neve Campbell and the creative team behind The Joffrey Ballet’s new production of Chirstopher Wheeldon’s “The Nutcracker,” a bold re-imagining of the Christmas classic that places Marie in the humble home of a 19th Century immigrant family where she falls asleep and dreams of a journey through the Chicago World’s Fair.

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About the Show

"Making a New American NUTCRACKER," narrated by actress Neve Campbell ("The Company"), takes audiences behind the scenes with the creative visionaries that work to bring this striking original production to life. Alongside the performers, these creatives share anecdotes about the production process, featured in interviews conducted at Chicago’s historic Glessner House, the Athenaeum Theatre, The Parsonage, the American Ballet Theatre, and the New Amsterdam Theatre.

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