About This Show

Emerald City Theatre Company’s smash hit musical A Nutcracker Christmas is Chicago’s newest seasonal tradition for families. Boasting a book by Jeff Award-winning playwright G. Riley Mills, and a toe-tapping kiddie rock score by Ralph Covert of Ralph’s World and Bad Examples fame, the show is back for its second year. When a spunky boy named Fritz is left home alone on Christmas Eve a magical night of adventure ensues. Encountering a brave Nutcracker, mischievous Sugar Plum Fairies, a rock star Mayor of Toy Town, a sweet ballerina, and of course, the evil Mouse King, Fritz must save the day. Luckily, he’s a level-22 player of Mouse Hunter 5000.

A Nutcracker Christmas is best suited for ages 3 and up. All kids receive a special kid-sized program, and get to meet the actors after the show.

Additional Schedule Information:

There is no 10:30 AM show on Saturdays, November 18 & 25.

In addition to the regular 1:00 PM show, 10:30 AM shows are scheduled for Sundays, December 3, 10 & 17.

Additional 10:15 AM shows are scheduled for Wednesdays, December 13 & 20.

On Sundays, December 24 and 31 a 10:30 AM show replaces the regularly scheduled 1:00 PM show.

On Thursday, December 28 and Friday, December 29, performances are scheduled for 10:30 AM and 1:00 PM.

There is no 1:00 PM show on Saturday, December 30.

Show Details

Running Time: 1hr 0min (0 intermissions)
Dates: Opening Night: November 26, 2006 Final Performance: December 31, 2006

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