Opened Dec 7, 2013
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Pennsylvania Ballet presents George Balanchine's The Nutcracker(TM) at the Academy of Music
"...on many must-see lists year after year." - The Philadelphia Inquirer
George Balanchine's The Nutcracker(TM) boasts glittering sets and costumes, world-class dancing, dozens of 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.