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Pennsylvania Ballet Presents
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

Philadelphia holiday tradition with Pennsylvania Ballet

This holiday season, celebrate one of Philadelphia’s greatest family traditions with the Pennsylvania Ballet's performance of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker. Credit: B. Krist for Visit Philadelphia

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Dates
December 8-31, 2017

Overview

This holiday season, celebrate one of Philadelphia’s greatest family traditions with the Pennsylvania Ballet’s performance of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker at the Academy of Music, now in its 49th year.

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 choreography.

Set to Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score, the Pennsylvania Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker has become a beloved Philadelphia holiday tradition, attracting more than 50,000 people each year.

As one of the city’s most popular holiday events, be sure to reserve a ticket in advance.

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The Academy of Music 1420 Locust Street Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 893-1999
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