Dec. 14: Ruth Page Civic Ballet's "The Nutcracker" triumphantly returns to the JLC
The quintessential production of the holiday and family classic, originally presented at Chicago's Arie Crown Theatre from 1965 until 1997, recreates Ruth Page's beautiful and beloved original full-length staging with an elite company and international guest artists. They include: Yonah Acosta as the Cavalier Prince and Laurretta Summerscales as the Sugar Plum Fairy (both principal dancers with Bayerisches Staatsballett, Germany); Lucas Segovia as the Snow King (former principal dancer with Joffrey Ballet); Elizabeth Tapia as the Snow Queen (Ruth Page International Sister School and Escuela Superior de Música y Danza de Monterrey, Mexico); and Jamy Meek as Drosselmeyer (former Hubbard Street Dance Chicago dancer).
Single Tickets: regular: $25/$20; seniors/CLC staff and alumni: $24/$19; students and teens: $15; children: $10. Single ticket prices do not include an additional $2 per ticket facility fee. Special prices for groups of six or more: regular/seniors: $20; students/teens: $10; children: $5. Special group prices already include the $2 per ticket facility fee.
Single tickets can be purchased at the JLC Box Office on the Grayslake Campus, Room P112, 19351 W. Washington St, and is open Monday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Patrons can also call (847) 543-2300 (option 5). To purchase single tickets online and learn more about the JLC season, visit www.clcillinois.edu/tickets. To purchase group tickets and request the 2019-2020 James Lumber Center Professional Series brochure or the College of Lake County art, dance, film, literary, music and theatre events guide, call (847) 543-2300.