Pennsylvania Ballet’s The Nutcracker
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of a Philadelphia holiday tradition
December 8 – 30, 2012
This holiday season, celebrate the 25th anniversary of one of Philadelphia’s greatest family traditions—the Pennsylvania Ballet’s performance of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ at the Academy of Music.
The unforgettable classic will once again transport audiences as Marie and her Prince battle the evil Mouse King and travel to the Land of the Sweets where the Sugarplum Fairy reigns. The production is brought to life with gorgeous costumes, amazing sets and incredible dancing.
Set to Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score, Pennsylvania Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker has become a beloved Philadelphia holiday tradition, attracting more than 50,000 people each year.
A number of additional activities surround this annual extravaganza, including special events, family-friendly parties, charitable opportunities, exclusive appearances and more.
This is one of the city’s most popular holiday events, so reserve your tickets early to secure a great seat.
New This Year
At performances of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™, audience members are invited to bring and donate a new, unwrapped toy for a child in need to the Salvation Army. Once collected at the theater, these toys will be distributed to families across the Delaware Valley throughout the holiday season and beyond.
Tickets and Performances
Tickets to George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ at the Academy of Music start at just $20. With 23 performances scheduled, you have plenty of opportunities to take part in the magical show.
Tickets are available by phone at 215-893-1999, in person at the Kimmel Center Box Office or online at paballet.org. Buy tickets now with the button, below.
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