Delight in the Philadelphia region’s most beloved holiday tradition, George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™. 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. The Pennsylvania Ballet Orchestra and Philadelphia Boys Choir bring the masterful Tschaikovsky score to life. Get lost in the story of Marie’s magical gift, a suspenseful battle between soldiers and mice, and the dreamy Land of Sweets. Plus, there’s no more enchanting setting than the breathtaking Academy of Music.
George Balanchine's The Nutcracker
Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 7:00pm
Academy of Music