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George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®By George BalanchineMusic by Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyDecember 9-31, 2017Academy of Music
Journey to the Land of the Sweets for Philadelphia’s most beloved holiday tradition. Giant mice, dancing snow akes, a growing Christmas tree, and an enchanted nutcracker are sure to delight the inner child in everyone.
Pennsylvania Ballet’s combination of amazing dancers, gorgeous sets and costumes, and fabulous live orchestra make George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® one of the greatest holiday shows in the country. Come experience this beautiful ballet that truly portrays the magic of the season.
“Seeing the Pennsylvania Ballet at the Academy of Music is an experience from beginning to end. “-Alison Smith, Philadelphia Inquirer
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