Tacoma, WA — It’s that time again—time to celebrate the holiday season with a performance of the Tacoma City Ballet’s historical family tradition The Nutcracker & The Tale of The Hard Nut, presented for the first time in the beautiful newly renovated Pantages Theater.
The Tacoma City Ballet, under the leadership of Miss Erin Ceragioli, Executive and Artistic Director, is celebrating its 34th year of producing of one of the most famous ballets in the world, The Nutcracker & The Tale of the Hard Nut.
The Nutcracker ballet is based on a story written by E.T.A. Hoffmann in 1816. Its renowned musical score was written by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, a Russian composer renowned for his ballet scores. This timeless holiday classic, first presented in 1892 in St. Petersburg, has entertained generations for well over a century.
The story of The Nutcracker, authentically told in its entirety with the addition of The Tale of The Hard Nut, features the historical scenery and costumes first seen by audiences in 1892. No other ballet company in the world performs the original production. Tacoma City Ballet’s magnificent production is filled with spectacular dancing, live orchestral music by the Tacoma City Ballet Orchestra, grand scenery and lavish costumes, sure to thrill your entire family this holiday season.
Don’t forget to stop by the Nutcracker Boutique for a keepsake ornament!
- Friday, December 13, 2019 at 7:30pm
- Saturday, December 14 at 2pm and 7:30pm
- Sunday, December 15 at 2pm
901 Broadway, Tacoma WA 98402
$25, $45, $65, $85
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