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Beyond the Nutcracker

  • Lincoln Way West High School 21701 Gougar Road New Lenox, IL, 60451 United States (map)
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Chicago South Suburbs' Favorite Nutcracker

Don't miss this incredible holiday journey set to Tchaikovsky’s renowned Nutcracker score! Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts' full length Beyond the Nutcracker includes a cast of over 100 student dancers and guest artists from the Ballet 5:8 professional company, stunning choreography by Ballet 5:8 Artistic Director Julianna Slager, dazzling handmade costumes, and all of the magic of the traditional Nutcracker ballet - but with an original story that invites audiences to join Emma, her uncle Abrahms, and the angel Anastasis on a once-in-a-lifetime Christmas adventure that leads her to the story of the first Christmas. 


Performance Information


Saturday, December 16 at 2:00pm
Saturday, December 16 at 7:00pm
Sunday, December 17 at 3:00pm

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


  • Tickets can be purchased online via the link below or by calling 708-329-8773.
  • Tickets are $18 for adults, and $10 for children 12 and under. 
  • Groups: adult tickets in groups of 10 or more are $15
Earlier Event: December 16
Beyond the Nutcracker