"A riveting reinvention! More nightmare than dream, this production is no simple sugar plum!" - The Chicago Sun-Times
Set in the present day, The House's fantastical expansion of this
holiday classic is not a ballet, but rather a play—unstintingly
affirmative and emotional—about one loving family’s recovery from a
terrible and surprising loss. Based on the original E.T.A. Hoffmann
story, the play centers on young Clara's journey to save Christmas and
bring her broken family back together—making this production a
splendidly empowering Christmas story and a wholly different take on the
classic tale! This contemporary holiday theater piece weaves together
riveting dialogue, astonishing puppetry, original songs and spellbinding
spectacle to tell a heartwarming, darkly moving story of magic and
Staged in the round in the Center’s intimate 200-seat
Carnival Studio Theater, “this is the rare theatrical environment —
child-friendly but also hip and adult — in which both groups will be
fully comfortable, ” adds The Chicago Tribune.
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