JBF Greens: The Nutcracker with The Joffrey Ballet
Thu, December 07, 2017
The James Beard Foundation Greens (foodies under 40) is joining forces with The Joffrey Ballet’s Auxiliary Board for an evening of dance, food, drink, and holiday fun.
Guests will enjoy Tony Award–winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s Chicago-based The Nutcracker at the Auditorium Theatre, followed by a reception with the dancers at nearby Italian-inspired favorite, tesori.
7:00 P.M. Performance
The Auditorium Theatre
50 East Congress Parkway
9:00 P.M. Post-Performance Reception (Immediately Following)
65 East Adams Street
About the Performance
Journey inside Chicago's 1893 World's Fair with Wheeldon's critically acclaimed holiday masterpiece. When young Marie and her mother, a sculptress who is creating the fair's iconic Statue of the Republic, host a holiday party, a surprise visit from the charming Great Impresario sets off a Christmas Eve dream of whirlwind romance and adventure. A must-see tradition boldly reimagined for a new generation.