Ruth Page’s ‘The Nutcracker’

Don't miss the holiday classic!

College of Lake County
James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts
19351 W. Washington St.
Grayslake, IL


  • Saturday, December 18, 2021 - 1:00pm

  • Saturday, December 18, 2021 - 5:00pm



"This cherished version, originally choreographed by Ruth Page herself, is a piece of Chicago history worth seeing."
- The Chicago Tribune

The quintessential and beloved holiday classic returns in this iconic production — perfect fare for the entire family. Escape to a land where a little girl heroine, her mysterious godfather, mice, toy soldiers and dancing snowflakes are brought to life in the beautiful Land of Snow and the magical Kingdom of the Sweets.

Originally presented in the Arie Crown Theater from 1965 until 1997, this production recreates Ruth Page’s iconic and beloved original full-length staging. Featuring international artists alongside the Ruth Page Civic Ballet Training Company’s elite dancers, experience the exquisite performances, stunning costumes, and magical settings like never before!


College of Lake County
James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts
19351 W. Washington St.
Grayslake, IL



$25 - Adults
$22 - Seniors 65+
$20 - CLC Faculty/Staff/Alumni
$15 - CLC students and teens (13-17) with adult
$10 - Children up to 12



For tickets, call (847) 543-2300 or email clcboxoffice@clcillinois.edu
Box Office Hours: Monday-Friday, Noon to 5 p.m.

Print-at-home tickets are no longer available.

For more information on the venue, visit the James Lumbar Center for the Performing Arts event page.

Find safety-distanced seating charts and Covid-19 guidelines for the venue here.