American Repertory Ballet presents

The Nutcracker

November 25 - November 27, 2022

Venue Matthews Theater
Running Time 2 hours (including intermission)
Restrictions Audience members must be 3 years-old and up. No babies in arms.


Celebrate this annual Nutcracker tradition with your family! This holiday favorite tells the magical story of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince as they battle toy soldiers and larger-than-life mice, and travel through a whirlwind of dancing snowflakes to the Land of Sweets. Greeted by the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier, Clara enjoys a suite of brilliant and joyful dances before opening her eyes to the familiar sights of her own home, wondering if it was all a dream.

The Nutcracker ballet is a local and national holiday custom for families and seasoned ballet fans alike. It is no surprise that the charm, excitement, and wonder of the production continues to be a part of our communities' annual holiday plans and an ideal way to celebrate the season,” says Artistic Director Ethan Stiefel.

Whether it will be your first time seeing American Repertory Ballet’s The Nutcracker, or you have been enjoying it for years… the magic awaits.

Nutcracker cannot be included in a Choice Pass.


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