Where can I stream The Nutcracker?

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® is available to stream directly via the Pennsylvania Ballet website.


How can I purchase a gift certificate to the Nutcracker?

Gift certificates can be purchased here through Ticket Philadelphia: https://www.ticketphiladelphia.org/gift-certificates

  • Fill in the form, and provide the amount of the gift certificate, receivers name and email address.
  • When purchasing a gift certificate, don’t forget to include a message that your gift is for friends/family to enjoy the holiday tradition of The Nutcracker in the comment box.
  • Gift certificates can be e-delivered to the desired recipient.
  • The gift certificate can be applied on the regular payment page when purchasing tickets here: https://paballet.org/nutcracker/


How can I watch The Nutcracker on a TV?

The Performance can be “casted” to a TV via devices like Apple Airplay, Google Chromecast, etc. or by directly connecting a web-enabled device like a laptop or iPad to a TV. Manufacturer’s support instructions are available here: https://paballet.org/how-to-watch-on-tv/


How long will The Nutcracker be available for?

For those who have purchased the 10-day viewing package, production will stream on paballet.org starting Wednesday, December 16 at 2:00 p.m. until Friday, December 25 at 11:59 p.m. The Christmas Eve performance will be available on Thursday, December 24 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:59 p.m.


Where can I buy tickets?

Tickets and packages are available for sale here.  https://paballet.org/nutcracker/


What is the cost of streaming The Nutcracker?

The ballet will be available for unlimited online viewing for $50, and on Christmas Eve for $25.


Is this a new version of The Nutcracker?

Pennsylvania Ballet is streaming a digital encore presentation of the company’s production of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® originally presented on stage in 2019.


Are there additional Nutcracker-related events available?

Pennsylvania Ballet is hosting a series of virtual Nutcracker Tea Parties for young theatergoers and their families, beginning Saturday, December 19. Attendees will get exclusive access to interact with Pennsylvania Ballet dancers, dressed in costume as favorite Nutcracker characters, through Q&A sessions, craft lessons and dance variations, among other activities.


Do I need to buy tickets to The Nutcracker Tea Parties?

Single tickets for each virtual Tea are available for purchase for $15, and a bundle ticket for all four Teas is available for $50. Tickets can be purchased here: https://paballet.org/nutcracker/


What is a Party Pack?

A ‘Party Pack’ consisting of one Tea and one Nutcracker viewing is available for $35 and a value deal for all four Teas and unlimited online viewing of The Nutcracker® is available for $70. Tickets can be purchased via https://paballet.org/nutcracker/

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