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  • American Ballet Theatre - Whipped Cream

    Apr 11 - 14, 2019

  • Joffrey Ballet - Across The Pond

    Apr 24 - May 5, 2019

  • Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg - Pygmalion

    May 17 - 19, 2019

  • Joffrey Ballet - The Nutcracker

    Nov 30 - Dec 29, 2019

American Ballet Theatre - Whipped Cream Poster

American Ballet Theatre - Whipped Cream

April 11 - 14, 2019

Specially created for American Ballet Theatre by resident artist Alexei Ratmansky, Whipped Cream makes its deliciously sweet mark once more! Set to the music of Richard Strauss' Schlagobers (originally created in 1924 for the Vienna State Opera), and designed by Mark Ryden. A must-see for dances fans with a sweet tooth who didn't quite get their fill of the Nutcracker ballet, this candied confection will put a spring in your step.

Joffrey Ballet - Across The Pond Poster

Joffrey Ballet - Across The Pond

April 24 - May 5, 2019

Chicago's most prestigious Ballet company, Joffrey Ballet, bring you a celebration of British Ballet and choreography in 2019. Celebrating the best and most innovative work from 'across the pond', Joffrey Ballet presents three exciting pieces of work from Britain's most exquisite choreographers.

Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg - Pygmalion Poster

Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg - Pygmalion

May 17 - 19, 2019

The esteemed Eifman Ballet of Pygmalion returns in 2019 with their newest premiere for North American audiences, Artistic Director Boris Eifman's own, comedic interpretation of the classical Greek myth of an artist who falls for his own creation.

Joffrey Ballet - The Nutcracker Poster

Joffrey Ballet - The Nutcracker

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November 30 - December 29, 2019

The Joffrey Ballet's annual holiday ballet returns following a critically acclaimed reinvention by the iconic Christopher Wheeldon in 2016. The previous Joffrey version ran for many years, becoming the Number One Chicago Christmas tradition, and returned annually to the Auditorium Theatre to wow their die-hard fans since 1987.

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Roosevelt University, 50 E Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60605

  • Year opened: 1889
  • Capacity: 3901
  • Concession stands
  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • Air conditioning
  • In-house bar

The largest building in the whole United States when it first opened, Chicago's Auditorium Building was designed by Danmark Adler and 'father of the skyscraper' Louis Sullivan. The building's imposing, bulky facade is offset by the theatre's dazzling interior of gold-leafed arches and wall mosaics. It's currently home to the legendary Joffrey Ballet company and also plays host to hundreds of concerts and comedy shows every year.

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