George Balanchine's The Nutcracker
George Balanchine's The Nutcracker in a Dazzling Production by Pennsylvania Ballet
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Delight in the Philadelphia region's beloved holiday tradition with Pennsylvania Ballet's production of The Nutcracker
, featuring George Balanchine's original choreography and set to the cherished Tchaikovsky score performed by the Pennsylvania Ballet Orchestra and Philadelphia Boys Choir. This iconic version of the popular holiday ballet tells the timeless story of young Marie, who receives a nutcracker soldier as a gift and has a magical Christmas-night dream that her toy comes to life. Together they experience a grand adventure that takes them through an epic battle with the Rat King to the Sugar Plum Fairy's magical Land of Sweets. A must-see for children and adults alike, this production boasts glittering sets and costumes, world-class dancing, dozens of young students from The School of Pennsylvania Ballet, and all the flair of a Broadway spectacular.
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The last date listed for George Balanchine's The Nutcracker was Thursday December 26, 2013 / 7:00pm.
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About the Ticket Supplier: Pennsylvania Ballet
The mission of Pennsylvania Ballet is to maintain and nurture a financially sound, Philadelphia-based ballet company that presents the finest in artistry and performance to the widest possible audience, expands and diversifies its classical and contemporary repertoire and provides the highest caliber of instruction for aspiring professional dancers. Pennsylvania Ballet strives to enrich and expand the cultural lives of children and adults of the Greater Philadelphia region by educating its citizens about and through the art of ballet.