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Joffrey Ballet of Chicago

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Address: Chicago, IL
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The Nutcracker

Amazing! I've never been to a ballet before so consider this a rather naive review but well worth a visit if you are in the area during the holiday season. The sets were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing! I've never been to a ballet before so consider this a rather naive review but well worth a visit if you are in the area during the holiday season. The sets were beautiful. I had to drag my husband to the ballet but I don't think he ended up minding it in the end! ;)

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Thousand Oaks
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We flew to Chicago from California and Colorado for Christopher Wheeldon's new Nutcracker performed by the incredible Joffrey Ballet - and it was an over the top performance and experience. The Gala after opening nite was a 'feast' for the senses. Bravo! We have also experienced Christopher's magic through the Vail, CO Dance Festival. I have loved Joffrey Ballet Company... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nutcracker was an absolute masterpiece. The theater is beautiful and is perfect for a date night or a family night out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful production of Christmas classic even at nosebleed seats. Plan ahead for next year to get better seats. I've also seen their other productions earlier this year. If you love classic and modern ballet it's worth the tickets. Better yet become a subscriber. Always a beautiful and professional productions this company have.

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Lake Bluff, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Joffrey Ballet of Chicago is a company of consistently high quality dancers and creative artistry. From classics to modern performances, they don't disappoint. They perform at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago which is easy to get to, and there is plenty of parking, restaurants, and other attractions nearby.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Every October Chicago architects host OPEN HOUSE CHICAGO...an opportunity to tour MANY Chicago landmarks and business behind the scenes. If you get the opportunity to participate at the Joffrey Tower you will see rehearsal rooms, costumes and meeting rooms. You will get a feel for the amount of work that needs to happen to keep the show going.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

I highly recommend taking n a Joffrey Ballet performance. The dancers are exquisite. The sets are beautifully designed. People young and old enjoy this production. The matinees are perfect for families with younger children. We have seen the Nutcracker and Cinderella. With plans to return again this fall for Romeo and Juliet.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Decided to go to the Saturday performance. Ticket purchased the same morning, seat up close and perfect, packed house, champagne, music, dancing excellent. Didn't want it to end. Bought a tee shirt souvenir. As an aside, lost my scarf there. Called the office later, got a call back and picked up my scarf a few days later. Very nice.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

I have been a subscriber of the Joffrey for 15+ years, and am always impressed with the quality of performance. They have a great blend of classical repertoire, new works, and more modern pieces. There is something for everyone in each season.

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Arvada, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

We try to see the Nutcracker show every other year because it's amazing although pricey. It is so worth it though, the costumes and the dancers are all incredible. This year, we sat in the boxes and the seats were great.

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