THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER STREAM

Written and Directed by Lookingglass Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman
From the Story by Hans Christian Andersen
December 1December 27, 2020
Opening Night Livestream:December 1, 2020 at 6:30PM CT. Opening night includes a pre-show event with live music hosted by Ensemble Member Kasey Foster, who plays the Ballerina in The Steadfast Tin Soldier. Following the show, Artistic Producer Kareem Bandealy will host a Q&A with Adaptor/Director and Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman, Co-Sound Designer, Composer and Ensemble Member Andre Pluess, and Costume Designer Ana Kuzmanic.

Gather the family together to experience Tony Award-winning Lookingglass Theatre Company’s production of The Steadfast Tin Soldier.  Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s story about a little tin soldier who never gives up, Chicago’s beloved holiday tradition will stream in your home this December! Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman’s production is a gorgeous spectacle of music and movement that the Chicago Tribune calls “★★★★ A treat for all ages! It’s transformational, truly. Barely more than an hour long, this major new work is one holiday experience you don’t want to miss.”

Explore Family Activities for The Steadfast Tin Soldier here. Create a paper boat, make a Tin Soldier ornament, print coloring pages, and more magic!

Additional Details
FAQ- How to Stream on Stellar
Running time is one hour.
Our virtual doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime. We recommend that you join early to ensure everything is working correctly and to enjoy our virtual behind-the-scenes lobby experience before the show! 
This is a recording from the 2019 production of The Steadfast Tin Soldier.

Production Support
Nancy and Michael Timmers

Ticket Details

  • $25 Stream (Livestream + On Demand)
  • $75 Opening Night Livestream will take place December 1, 2020 at 6:30PM CT. Opening night includes a pre-show event with live music hosted by Ensemble Member Kasey Foster, who plays the Ballerina in The Steadfast Tin Soldier. Following the show, Artistic Producer Kareem Bandealy will host a Q&A with Adaptor/Director and Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman, Co-Sound DesignerComposer and Ensemble Member Andre Pluess, and Costume Designer Ana Kuzmanic.  

Looking for a memorable holiday gift for friends, family or employees? To learn more about special rates for groups of 8+, please contact Kim Lawson at klawson@lookingglasstheatre.org.


“★★★★ It’s transformational, truly. Barely more than an hour long and does not use a lick of human speech. This major new work is one holiday experience you don’t want to miss.”
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

Director/Playwright
Scenic Designer
Costume Designer
Lighting Designer
Co-Sound Designer/Co-Composer
Co-Composer
Co-Sound Designer
Music Director/Associate Arranger
Dance Choreographer
Circus Choreographer
Properties Designer
Rigging Designer
Assistant Stage Manager
 

FEATURING

Assistant Stage Manager
Nursemaid
Ballerina
The Steadfast Tin Soldier
Flutes (for select performances)
 

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
Ensemble Member
KASEY FOSTER
Ensemble Member
SYLVIA HERNANDEZ-DISTASI
Ensemble Member
ANTHONY IRONS
Ensemble Member
ANDRE PLUESS
Ensemble Member
TRACY WALSH
Ensemble Member
 
 
 
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