Ashley Wheater
Ashley Wheater
The Joffrey Ballet, under the leadership of artistic director Ashley Wheater, will begin its season with the local premiere of Lar Lubovitch's Othello, October 14-25. The ballet, based on the classic play by William Shakespeare, is set to a score by Academy Award winner Elliot Goldenthal.

The season will also include the holiday favorite, The Nutcracker (December 11-27); Frederick Ashton's production of Cinderella (February 17-28); and a revival of Gerald Arpino's Reflections (April 28-May 9).

For more information, call 312-386-8905 or visit www.joffrey.org.