Joffrey Announces Artistic Team For Christopher Wheeldon’s World Premiere NUTCRACKER

Joffrey Announces Artistic Team For Christopher Wheeldon's World Premiere NUTCRACKER 8 Wheeldon reimagines the beloved holiday classic, The Nutcracker, for a new generation, replacing the traditional 19th century setting with Chicago's 1893 World's Fair. Wheeldon’s stunning choreography and the artistic team’s visionary design will celebrate a turn-of-the-century Chicago as seen through a child’s eyes. Set to Tchaikovsky’s classic score, The Chicago Philharmonic conducted by Scott Speck, Music Director of The Joffrey Ballet, will delight audiences with live music at every performance.

Wheeldon reimagines the beloved holiday classic, The Nutcracker, for a new generation, replacing the traditional 19th century setting with Chicago’s 1893 World’s Fair. Wheeldon’s stunning choreography and the artistic team’s visionary design will celebrate a turn-of-the-century Chicago as seen through a child’s eyes. Set to Tchaikovsky’s classic score, The Chicago Philharmonic conducted by Scott Speck, Music Director of The Joffrey Ballet, will delight audiences with live music at every performance.

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