Experience the Magic of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® will have your heart bursting with cheer! The brilliant dancers of Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet bring Balanchine’s winter classic to life with larger-than-life sets and dazzling costumes set to the magical music of Tchaikovsky. As the clock strikes twelve, you’ll happen upon a battle between toy soldiers and mischievous mice as a blizzard of ballerinas reveal a wonderful world of confection.
Maestro Stuart Malina returns to lead the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra live performances at the opulent Hershey Theatre in Hershey, Pa.
Whether a holiday tradition or a first-time discovery, ‘The Nutcracker’ is an annual gift every family will want to be part of!
Performance Length (without intermission): Act I - 49 min. — Act II - 41 min.
Choreography: George Balanchine
Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
At Whitaker Center: December 14 & 15 BUY TICKETS
Saturday, December 14, 2019: 1 & 5 p.m.
Sunday, December 15, 2019: 2 p.m.
Plan to arrive early to leave time for traffic and parking. Parking validation is not available at the Whitaker Center.
Hershey Theatre: December 21 & 22 BUY TICKETS
Tony-award winning conductor Stuart Malina returns to lead the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra live performances of Tchaikovsky’s richly textured and familiar score at the Hershey Theatre performances.
Saturday, December 21, 2019: 1 & 5 p.m.
Sunday, December 22, 2019: 2 p.m.
Hershey Theatre, Hershey, Pa.
To purchase tickets, please visit: hersheytheatre.com or visit the box office at Hershey Theatre. Ticketmaster is the only authorized site to sell tickets to CPYB's production of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®. Tickets to Hershey Theatre are no longer being sold over the phone.
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts has implemented the use of hand-held metal detection wands for all guests and recommend that guests arrive at least 45-60 minutes prior to the scheduled event time. Guests are encouraged to leave bags and non-essential items secured in their vehicles.