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Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, 130 North Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202

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Charlotte Ballet - The Nutcracker

Closed December 23, 2017

An enchanting and unforgettable Holiday experience for the whole family

Why See Charlotte Ballet - The Nutcracker?

Charlotte's Favourite Holiday Ballet!

Join a cast of 100 dancers as they recreate the magic of The Nutcracker in this much-celebrated annual community production. With enchanting costumes and set design, and choreography by Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux plus a live score performed by the Charlotte Symphony, this is one Nutcracker you won't want to miss!

The story of The Nutcracker was originally written by E.T.A. Hoffmann however the beautiful score which accompanies this world-famous ballet was created by Tchaikovsky and received its debut over 100 years ago in 1892. A evening spent at a performance of this enchanting Holiday classic by your local ballet company is the perfect way to welcome in Christmas with the whole family!

What is The Nutcracker about?

One snowy Christmas Eve, at a great townhouse where a party is in full swing, local magician Herr Drosselmeyer with gifts for the children, including a wooden nutcracker for Clara, the oldest child. When the clock strikes twelve an adventure begins and the Nutcracker comes to life, leading our heroine Clara into a war between mice and tin soldiers, and into the enchanted Land of Sweets where a festival awaits them.

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Dates

Opening night: 9 December 2017

Audience

Perfect for audiences of all ages and wonderful for families

Run time

Around two hours long with one intermission

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1 reviews, average rating: (5.0 Stars)

5.0 star rating

Margie Bovee: “Nutcracker is a stunning night of WOW”

With talent, costumes, choreography and sets that keep you in awe, this... more

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