2019-2020 Season

Don't miss our final season at the Auditorium Theatre!

 

Join us for the 2019-2020 season, our final season at the Auditorium Theatre before our move to the Lyric Opera House in Fall of 2020. Remember that subscribers receive exclusive benefits including up to 25% off on tickets, access to exclusive events like our 2020 Gala performance, and unlimited free exchanges.

 

Click on the image below to view the 2019-2020 subscription brochure. 

To purchase a subscription, click HERE.

 

JANE EYRE

October 16-27, 2019

Choreography:  Cathy Marston | Music:  Philip Feeney

Marston's adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's trailblazing novel is a "quietly enthralling classic" (The Guardian) that combines theater and dance to tell the coming-of-age story of Jane Eyre, one of literature's most iconic characters. After a difficult upbringing, Jane becomes the governess for the mysterious Mr. Rochester. With stirring choreography and an enthralling Victorian design, this avant-garde ballet breaks the mold of the traditional ballet heroine.

One of literature's most iconic heroines comes to life.

Chicago Premiere

 

THE TIMES ARE RACING

February 12-23, 2020

 

Commedia

Choreography:  © Christopher Wheeldon | Music:  Igor Stravinsky

Taking inspiration from Stravinsky's Pulcinella Suite, Wheeldon's ballet is an "elegant piece, beautifully jointed and crafted..." (The Guardian).


Mono Lisa

Choreography:  Itzik Galili | Music:  Thomas Höfs

Wiggling hips. Break-neck twists and turns. Feats of grand athleticism. Galili's incredible spin on the classical pas de deux evokes a daring game of cat and mouse-a fierce, dynamic dance of seduction.

Chicago Premiere

 

Bliss!

Choreography:  Stephanie Martinez | Music:  Igor Stravinsky

Award-winning, Chicago-based choreographer Martinez shares her newest work. Bliss! is set to Dumbarton Oaks Concerto, one of only two chamber concertos composed by Stravinsky.

 

The Sofa

Choreography:  Itzik Galili  | Music:  Tom Waits

Described as a "broad, physical comedy" (Critical Dance)The Sofa takes shape as a love triangle run amok. Music by Grammy Award-winner Waits sets the tone for this comical take on gender, sexuality, and relationships.

Chicago Premiere

 

The Times Are Racing

Choreography:  Justin Peck | Music:  Dan Deacon

Tony® Award-winning Peck brings one of his most "arresting and complex" (The New York Times) works. A "sneaker ballet," The Times Are Racing channels the power of protest and the process for creating change.

 

DON QUIXOTE 

April 22-May 3, 2020

Choreography:  Yuri Possokhov | Music:  Ludwig Minkus

Bright and humorous, Possokhov's fresh interpretation of this revered ballet classic revolves around Don Quixote, an aging and eccentric nobleman, who imagines himself to be a valiant knight. With his trusted sidekick Sancho Panza in tow, Quixote sets out on a fateful journey, ready to breathe life into a world where windmills become monsters and adventure awaits beyond the horizon.

This layered multimedia production is a lighthearted ballet of bravery, fantasy, and love.

 

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THE NUTCRACKER

November 30-December 29, 2019

Choreographer: © Christopher Wheeldon | Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Wheeldon's acclaimed turn-of-the-century tale opens on Christmas Eve, 1892, mere months before the grand opening of the 1893 World's Fair, as young Marie and her mother prepare for a Christmas Eve potluck celebration. The magic of the season takes hold when a visit from The Great Impresario sets off a whirlwind journey of romance and adventure through a dreamlike World's Fair.

must-see tradition boldly reimagined for a new generation.

 

JOFFREY GALA PERFORMANCE

April 17, 2020

A one-night-only, one-hour event, curated by The Mary B. Galvin Artistic Director Ashley Wheater, exclusively for subscribers and gala guests.

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Don't miss our final season at the Auditorium Theatre!

 

Join us for the 2019-2020 season, our final season at the Auditorium Theatre before our move to the Lyric Opera House in Fall of 2020. Remember that subscribers receive exclusive benefits including up to 25% off on tickets, access to exclusive events like our 2020 Gala performance, and unlimited free exchanges.

 

Click on the image below to view the 2019-2020 subscription brochure. 

To purchase a subscription, click HERE.

 

JANE EYRE

October 16-27, 2019

Choreography:  Cathy Marston | Music:  Philip Feeney

Marston's adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's trailblazing novel is a "quietly enthralling classic" (The Guardian) that combines theater and dance to tell the coming-of-age story of Jane Eyre, one of literature's most iconic characters. After a difficult upbringing, Jane becomes the governess for the mysterious Mr. Rochester. With stirring choreography and an enthralling Victorian design, this avant-garde ballet breaks the mold of the traditional ballet heroine.

One of literature's most iconic heroines comes to life.

Chicago Premiere

 

THE TIMES ARE RACING

February 12-23, 2020

 

Commedia

Choreography:  © Christopher Wheeldon | Music:  Igor Stravinsky

Taking inspiration from Stravinsky's Pulcinella Suite, Wheeldon's ballet is an "elegant piece, beautifully jointed and crafted..." (The Guardian).


Mono Lisa

Choreography:  Itzik Galili | Music:  Thomas Höfs

Wiggling hips. Break-neck twists and turns. Feats of grand athleticism. Galili's incredible spin on the classical pas de deux evokes a daring game of cat and mouse-a fierce, dynamic dance of seduction.

Chicago Premiere

 

Bliss!

Choreography:  Stephanie Martinez | Music:  Igor Stravinsky

Award-winning, Chicago-based choreographer Martinez shares her newest work. Bliss! is set to Dumbarton Oaks Concerto, one of only two chamber concertos composed by Stravinsky.

 

The Sofa

Choreography:  Itzik Galili  | Music:  Tom Waits

Described as a "broad, physical comedy" (Critical Dance)The Sofa takes shape as a love triangle run amok. Music by Grammy Award-winner Waits sets the tone for this comical take on gender, sexuality, and relationships.

Chicago Premiere

 

The Times Are Racing

Choreography:  Justin Peck | Music:  Dan Deacon

Tony® Award-winning Peck brings one of his most "arresting and complex" (The New York Times) works. A "sneaker ballet," The Times Are Racing channels the power of protest and the process for creating change.

 

DON QUIXOTE 

April 22-May 3, 2020

Choreography:  Yuri Possokhov | Music:  Ludwig Minkus

Bright and humorous, Possokhov's fresh interpretation of this revered ballet classic revolves around Don Quixote, an aging and eccentric nobleman, who imagines himself to be a valiant knight. With his trusted sidekick Sancho Panza in tow, Quixote sets out on a fateful journey, ready to breathe life into a world where windmills become monsters and adventure awaits beyond the horizon.

This layered multimedia production is a lighthearted ballet of bravery, fantasy, and love.

 

ADD ON THESE PERFORMANCES:

THE NUTCRACKER

November 30-December 29, 2019

Choreographer: © Christopher Wheeldon | Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Wheeldon's acclaimed turn-of-the-century tale opens on Christmas Eve, 1892, mere months before the grand opening of the 1893 World's Fair, as young Marie and her mother prepare for a Christmas Eve potluck celebration. The magic of the season takes hold when a visit from The Great Impresario sets off a whirlwind journey of romance and adventure through a dreamlike World's Fair.

must-see tradition boldly reimagined for a new generation.

 

JOFFREY GALA PERFORMANCE

April 17, 2020

A one-night-only, one-hour event, curated by The Mary B. Galvin Artistic Director Ashley Wheater, exclusively for subscribers and gala guests.