Strawdog Theatre Company presents “Goblins” an adaptation written from Michael Dailey & Jacob Combs. It’s directed by Hannah Todd. From December 3rd to 1st at the Edge Off-Broadway Theatre (located at W. Catalpa), admission to this festive event is free. Strawdog Theatre Company will also present “The The Christmas Schooner” that is a musical by Julie Shannon, John Reeger and about a turn-of the-century shipping captain who delivered Christmas trees to Chicago’s German American homes. The highly-acclaimed production has been led by David G. Zak, who was also the director of the world premiere the year at Bailiwick.
Beverly Arts Center proudly presents the first-ever world premiere of Heather Chrisler’s adaptation of Louisa Mae Alcott’s “Little Women” novel. The plot is told through the eyes of four sisters: Jo (Shelby Lynn Bias), Meg(Stephanie Fongheiser), Beth (“Jamie Herb)) as well as Amy (Esther Fishbein). This production runs on Mayslake Peabody Estate, Oak Brook from December 15th through January 17th. Tickets to the show are now available at firstfolio.org and cost between $ and$
From December -, esteemed performers N. Vincent Jordan, Jim Wynton, Dwight Neal and Colleen Perry will be accompanied by a live band at Black Ensemble Theater, N. Clark. Tickets are priced at $, and additional information can be found at blackensembletheater.org. Additionally, during December and January, Otherworld Theatre, N. Clark presents the immersive high-fantasy adventure “Tales of the Wandering Wyvern Inn” with the whispers of an old town of warriors who await the arrival of the Mortal King. Tickets are $ and more details may be found at otherworldtheatre.org.
Join Ballet Chicago at the McAninch Arts Center, located on Fawell within Glen Ellyn, at & 5 pm on the evening of December. The reimagining of the Christmas iconic “The Nutcracker” mixes the beauty of ballet, with the energetic of hip-hop and modern dance that is sure to please viewers of all ages. Tickets start at $ to dollars, and can be purchased online at atthemac.org. The show will also be presented in Mandel Hall at the University of Chicago ( East thDecember between the th and the th). Tickets are priced between $ and dollars, and kids aged or less can go at no cost. Visit hydeparkdance.
The Music Institute of Chicago and Dance Chicago are proud to offer their own unique Christmas show, “Duke It Out! Nutcracker,” combining Tchaikovsky’s classical score and Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn rendition. Quintet Attacca and Braeburn Brass members Braeburn Brass will be the musical accompaniment for this charming display of art and charm from December th through th at the Athenaeum Center, located at N. Southport. Tickets are on sale online at athenaeumcenter.org and will be available starting $-$. On:
He is on his final tour “La Ultima Vuelta”, with the widely-acclaimed “King of Reggaeton” who is credited with helping to introduce this style to the masses around the world. There will be two performances at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont ( N. Mannheimon, th. and December th, there will be performances from his last album “Legendaddy” in addition to the most loved songs from his career. Tickets start from $+ and are available at Ticketmaster.com.
The Learning Outcome
In conclusion, the Music Institute of Chicago and Dance Chicago are delighted to bring you the exciting “Duke It Out! Nutcracker is an exciting combination of jazz from the swing era in concert with classic music. Take a journey with this remarkable collaboration December 1st to the 31st through the Athenaeum Center in Lincoln Park. Tickets are on sale now for a spectacular display of art and charm along with Quintet Attacca and members of Braeburn brass.