The Nutcracker House Theatre of Chicago


House Theatre brings back this wholly original, ballet-free show back year after year because it truly has something for everyone. The show is fast-paced, beautifully choreographed, family-friendly, and moving for even those of us that might be on the grinch’s side from time to time

Nov 5th - Dec 31st - Imaginative and inventive! It's more than earned a place in the roster of EXCEPTIONAL Chicago holiday shows. I was teary-eyed in less than five minutes - Chicago Reader



The Nutcracker Parent's Guide

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The Saragossa Manuscript lost classic restored

Polish cult-like masterpiece, The Saragossa Manuscript, got its second life thanks to the financial support of admirers Martin Scorsese, Jerry Garcia and Francis Ford Coppola.  The film also was favorite of Luis Bunuel. The 3 hour digitally restored version showcasing Poland's most famous actors screens this Sunday Nov 29th @ 3p.

There will be a discussion and reception supported in part by Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Chicago.  This complimentary evening commemorates 200th anniversary of death of the flamboyant Polish Count J.N. Potocki, author of the book the film is based on.  


Reservations encouraged. Please register below:

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Out at Sea Chopin Theatre

Chopin Theatre presents Slawomir  Mrozek’s “Out at Sea”, an extremely smart and brilliantly absurd comedy about 4 people stranded on a raft trying, through various social and political manipulations, to decide whom they can justly devour.  There are many different intrepretations of this comedy most of them very relevant to the upcoming Presidential election.   


Chopin Theatre chose this play to open its 25th season. "Out at Sea" has previewed at Chopin  Theatre and has been presented at School of the Art Institute Chicago; University of Ill Chicago; NIU-Dekalb; Indiana Univ Northwest; Loyola University Chicago; Chicago High School for the Arts and in living and conference rooms. 


The 2015 production is supported in part by Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Chicago, WPB SSA#33 and Chopin Theatre.