Joffrey Ballet’s "Anna Karenina" receives rave reviews

Feb 25, 2019

Performance comes to Northrop Mar 2-3

The Joffrey Ballet premiered its new "Anna Karenina" Feb 13 in Chicago to rave reviews. Here's a look at some of the media coverage about the production before the company performs at Northrop Mar 2-3. 


Review: With ‘Anna Karenina,’ Joffrey unveils a modern classic at the Auditorium (Chicago Tribune)

Joffrey Ballet’s ‘Anna Karenina’ a masterful homage to an epic novel (Chicago Sun-Times)

Joffrey Ballet’s World Premiere ‘Anna Karenina’ Fit for the Silver Screen (WTTW)

Joffrey Ballet Presents Anna Karenina Review ­–– Continuing Innovation (Picture This Post)

Review: Joffrey World Premiere of Anna Karenina Shines Through Its Darkness (Third Coast Review)

Theatre Review: “Anna Karenina” (BTS Celebs)

Dance Review: ANNA KARENINA (World Premiere by Joffrey Ballet at the Auditorium Theatre) (Stage and Cinema)

‘Anna Karenina’ at Joffrey Ballet: Epic tragedy, elegantly translated into masterpiece of dance (Chicago on the Aisle)

‘Anna Karenina’ Review –– The Joffrey Ballet Creates an Instant Classic of Breathtaking Beauty (Splash Magazine)


Joffrey has created a rare, new story ballet ‘Anna Karenina,’ a ‘dream come true’ for dancer Victoria Jaiani (Chicago Tribune)

With ‘Anna Karenina,’ Joffrey Ballet continues its journey into story ballets (Chicago Sun-Times)

Behind the Curtain of the Joffrey’s Newest Production, ‘Anna Karenina’ (WTTW)

Hear a preview of Joffre’s Anna Karenina, the first commissioned full-length orchestral score in the company’s history (WFMT)

The Joffrey’s Anna Karenina Aims for Movie-Theater Drama (Chicago Magazine)

Joffrey premieres Possokhov’s ‘Anna Karenina’ (See Chicago Dance)

The Joffrey premieres a brand-new Anna Karenina(Chicago Reader)

The Joffrey Ballet Debuts ‘Anna Karenina’ ­­–– Just in Time for Valentine’s Day (Rebellious Magazine)

The Joffrey Ballet presents the world premiere of ‘Anna Karenina’ (Daily Herald)

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