Posted 2 months ago in Arts and Culture
The Joffrey Ballet today announced another incredible season, featuring Chicago premieres as well as the return of favorites like "Don Quixote" and, of course, "The Nutcracker." Subscriber tickets are on sale now, and single tickets go on sale August 1--don't miss your chance to see the Joffrey at their Auditorium Theatre home base one last time before the company moves to the Lyric Opera in fall 2020.
Jane Eyre October 16-27, 2019
Choreography by Cathy Marston. Music by Philip Feeney, in collaboration with American Ballet Theatre. This is the Chicago premiere of Marston's adaptation of the Charlotte Bronte novel.
The Nutcracker November 30-December 29, 2019
Choreography by Christopher Wheeldon. Set at the 1893 World's Fair with the classic Tchaikovsky score.
The Times Are Racing February 12-23, 2020
Choreography by Christopher Wheeldon (music by Stravinsky), Itzik Galili, Stephanie Martinez (music by Stravinsky), and Peck (music by Dan Deacon).
Don Quixote April 22-May 3, 2020
Choreography by Yuri Possokhov. Music by Ludwig Minkus. A return of the work created for the Joffrey in 2011.
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