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Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet presents the Chicago premiere, "Moulin Rouge -- The Ballet," about the famous cabaret. Turn-of-the-century Paris becomes a high-kicking time of love, passion and heartbreak under the choreography of Jorden Morris. Why go: It is a rare appearance by the Royal Winnipeg with a show that has been getting positive buzz. Reconsider: No Ewan McGregor or Nicole Kidman -- no thank you. 7:30 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Parkway; $30-$74; 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com