THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER

November 13, 2022 – January 8, 2023

Written and Directed by Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman
From the Story by Hans Christian Andersen

Chicago’s beloved holiday tradition returns to the stage this holiday season, a classic the whole family will treasure!

Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s story about a little tin soldier who never gives up, Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman’s production is a gorgeous spectacle of music and movement.

“★★★★ A treat for all ages! It’s transformational, truly. Barely more than an hour-long, this is one holiday experience you don’t want to miss.”

– The Chicago Tribune

“Gloriously creative and terrifically engaging”

-Chicago Sun-Times

“An absolute gift... Brings us hope, gratitude, and magic”

-Chicago Reader

“The most beautifully and meticulously crafted holiday show you’re likely to see.”

-Hyde Park Herald

“Emotional to the core... will enthrall you, whatever your age”

-CBS Chicago

“Like nothing you’ve ever seen”

-Windy City Times

ARTISTS

Creator and Director
Co-Composer
Co-Sound Designer and Co-Composer
Puppet Designer
Puppet Design Studio
Associate Arranger
Lighting Designer
Scenic Designer
Costume Designer
Choreographer
Props Supervisor
Rigging Director
Circus Consultant
Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager
 
 
 

FEATURING

Tin Soldier
Ballerina
Conductor and Pianist
Cellist
Flutist
 
 

LOOKINGGLASS ARTISTS

Lookingglass is an ensemble based company, with a dedicated group of artists composing its roster of Ensemble Members, Artistic Associates, and Teaching Artists.
MARY ZIMMERMAN
ANDRE PLUESS
TRACY WALSH
PHILIP R. SMITH
SYLVIA HERNANDEZ-DISTASI
KASEY FOSTER
ANTHONY IRONS
 

VENUE

Water Tower Water Works
821 N Michigan Ave

RUN TIME

1 hour, no intermission

AGE RECOMMENDATION

Ages 5+

All patrons must have a ticket regardless of age

SHOW PROGRAM

ACCESSIBILITY

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    Audio Description/Touch Tour

    December 11 at 1PM  | January 6 at 7PM 7:30PM

  • Sensory Friendly

    January 5 at 1:30PM

  • Masks Required

    Tuesday Matinee and Evening Performances

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