The House Theatre of Chicago's annual holiday favorite "The Nutcracker: a Magical Play for Christmas" will to the Chopin Theatre this winter. Travelzoo subscribers can save 25% on tickets and get first access for popular dates to the "moving, family-friendly, richly imaginative" play (Chicago Tribune).
General Admission tickets are $11-26 (reg. $15-$35) for performances Nov. 6 - Dec. 7, excluding evening performances on Nov. 14, 16, 22, 28 and Dec. 6.
Note: Ticket prices increase for shows closer to the holidays.
With the help of a magical nutcracker, young Clara must fight the Rat King to save her family. The Chicago Tribune calls the play "a fun, informal piece of theater replete with falling snow, toys that come alive and a joyous sense of togetherness."