The Nutcracker

December 5, 2011 10:13:09 AM PST
''The Nutcracker'' is a timeless holiday favorite among many generations.

It is a two-act ballet, originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov with a score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. It premiered in St. Petersburg, Russia in December of 1892.

The show is performed annually by many theatres and dance companies in Chicago. State Street Dance is among those producing a version of "The Nutcracker."

State Street Dance
Norris Cultural Arts Center
St. Charles, IL
Dec. 17 at 7PM
Dec. 18 at 2PM
Tickets: $27, adults, Children, $22
To purchase or more information 630-232-0444 http://statestreetdancestudio.com/events/nutcracker-show.htm

OTHER PRODUCTIONS:

THE NUTCRACKER
Elgin Community College Arts Center
1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin IL
(847) 622-0300
December 10 ? December 11
www.tickets.elgin.edu

The Nutcracker
Joffrey Ballet
The Auditorium Theatre at Roosevelt University
50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago
(800) 982-2787
December 9 - December 27
www.ticketmaster.com

THE NUTCRACKER
Paramount Arts Centre
23 East Galena Boulevard, Aurora IL
(630) 892-1084
Saturday, December 3, 2011 - 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm
www.paramountarts.com

The Nutcracker
Barrington Dance Academy
758 West Northwest Highway, Barrington IL
(847) 382-6333
December 2 - December 4
www.byde.org

The Nutcracker Ballet
Chodl Auditorium
2423 S. Austin Street, Cicero IL
(773) 237-1874
December 11 - December 16

The Nutcracker
Von Heidecke
The McAninch Arts Center
Fawell and Park Boulevards, Glen Ellyn IL
(630) 942-4000
December 16 ?-December 18
www.AtTheMAC.org

The Nutcracker
Salt Creek Ballet
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie IL
(847) 673-6300
December 17 & 18
www.northshorecenter.org

The Nutcracker on Horseback
Noble Horse Theatre
14 North Orleans, Chicago
(312) 266-7878
December 2 ? January 1, 2012
www.noblehorsechicago.com

The Nutcracker Ballet
The Fowler Dance Company
Egyptian Theater
135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb IL
(815) 784-5658
December 9 ? December 11
www.bethfowlerschoolofdance.com

Great Russian Nutcracker
Rosemont Theatre
5400 North River Road, Rosemont IL
December 10
(800) 754-3000
www.nutcracker.com

The Nutcracker
Salt Creek Ballet
The Center for Performing Arts
1 University Parkway, University Park IL
(708) 235-2222
December 10
www.centertickets.net