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Beyond the Nutcracker | New Lenox

  • Lincoln Way West High School 21701 Gougar Road New Lenox, IL, 60451 United States (map)

A Ballet 5:8 Twist on the Holiday Tradition

The Chicago South Suburbs’ Favorite Nutcracker

This December, experience Ballet 5:8’s twist on the holiday classic The Nutcracker, set in the 1940’s! Featuring Tchaikovsky’s magical score, a cast of over 100 dancers from Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts, guests from the Ballet 5:8 professional company including Lead Artists Brette Benedict and Antonio Rosario, and original choreography by Ballet 5:8 Artistic Director Julianna Rubio Slager. Bring the entire family and join Emma, Uncle Abrahms, and the angel Anastasis on a once-in-a-lifetime Christmas adventure that leads to the story of the first Christmas.


Performance Information


Days and Times

Saturday, December 15 | 2PM
Saturday, December 15 | 7PM
Sunday, December 16 | 3PM


Lincoln Way West High School Fine Arts Center
21701 Gougar Road, New Lenox, IL 60451


Seating is reserved; advance purchase is recommended; click above or call 708-329-8773

Earlier Event: December 1
Beyond the Nutcracker | Valparaiso
Later Event: December 15
Beyond the Nutcracker | New Lenox