The Nutcracker

50th Anniversary Presentation

Northeastern Illinois University • Chicago, IL

  • Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 7:00pm

  • Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 1:00pm

  • Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 5:00pm

Featuring Guest Artists from Cuba's Escuela Nacional de Ballet!

The Ruth Page Civic Ballet's popular re-creation of this holiday classic is back to perform at NEIU in a special 50th Anniversary presentation for three performances only!

Originally presented in the Arie Crown Theatre from 1965 until 1997, this production recreates highlights from Ruth Page’s beloved original full-length staging. Exquisite dancing, world-renown guest artists, stunning costumes and magical settings in the Land of Snow and the Kingdom of the Sweets, The Nutcracker promises holiday joy for children of all ages!

Northeastern Illinois University Auditorium
Fine Arts Building
Enter at 3701 West Bryn Mawr
Parking in Lot F

For directions:

A Treat for the Entire Family!

Join us for a delightful tea party planned around either of the two Sunday performances of the Ruth Page Civic Ballet's "The Nutcracker" on Sunday, Dec 6. "Tea with Clara" is from 3:15-4:45 PM.

Performance & Brunch
• $85 Adults
• $50 Children under 12

"Tea with Clara" includes your choice of:

•1PM show premiere seating, followed by the Tea (SOLD OUT)
•5PM show premiere seating, preceded by the Tea

With either option, there will be plenty of sumptuous treats to eat, and you will get to visit with some of your favorite characters! For ticket purchase, please see information at bottom of page.

We are grateful for the support of:
• David and Lynn Kravis Family Foundation
• Northeastern Illinois University
• The Ruth Page Center for the Arts
• Copa Airlines – Airline sponsor
• NIB Foundation
• Illinois Arts Council, a state agency
• Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs
and Special Events

Performance Tickets: $25 Adults/$20 Seniors and Children Under 12

Click here to purchase tickets for the Northeastern Illinois University performance.
Performance tickets can also be purchased over the phone by calling the NEIU box office at 773-442-4636

For more information on the December 13th performances at Ravinia, click here

:Click here for more information about the December 13th Ravinia Performances

Tea with Clara tickets can be purchased by clicking here, or calling the Ruth Page Center at 312-337-6543.