Pennsylvania Ballet George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

Pennsylvania Ballet
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker
Music by Peter Ilyitch Tschaikovsky
Presented by First Niagara

The Nutcracker is famous for Tchaikovsky’s music. The genius of Tchaikovsky created one of the most recognizable and enduring music scores ever written.

Join us as we celebrate 25 years of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker.

Journey to the wondrous Land of Sweets for the Philadelphia region’s most beloved holiday tradition, George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker.

Follow Marie and her Prince through the dazzling party scene, a harrowing battle, a glistening forest full of snow, and into the Sugarplum Fairy’s kingdom. Spectacular sets and costumes make this 44-year-old tradition sparkle like new. The Philadelphia Boys choir and dozens of local dance students add to the enchantment. See why so many make memories with this production.

December 8 to December 30 2012

Academy of Music

240 South Broad Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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