George Balanchine's The Nutcracker | Pacific Northwest Ballet
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November 29 - December 28

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Photo Angela Sterling

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November 29 - December 28, 2019

A Northwest Holiday Tradition

November 29 – December 28, 2019

PNB’s best-selling holiday classic is a fantastical combination of Ian Falconer’s unique design, Tchaikovsky’s beloved score, and the entire Company in show-stopping roles. A memory making tradition for generations of families and friends, Nutcracker fun includes McCaw Hall gloriously decked-out for the season’s best photo ops.

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Choreography

George Balanchine
© The George Balanchine Trust

Scenic & Costume Design

Ian Falconer

Lighting Design

James F. Ingalls

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Program Notes
Attending The Nutcracker with Kids?

Total Run Time: Two hours including one intermission.

McCaw Hall lobby opens two hours before the start of each performance.

PNB will donate $2 of every ticket purchased (above $40) to provide The Nutcracker tickets to The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy community partners.

“The roaring applause… is well-deserved. A magical show, whether you’re watching it for the first or fortieth time!”

KCTS-9

“Hauntingly lovely!”

The Seattle Times

“A perpetual holiday delight.”

The Seattle P-I

“A great success!”

Seattle Weekly

“It’s the star on the Northwest ‘Nutcracker’ Christmas tree.”

Tacoma News Tribune

“Enchanting.”

The SunBreak

Events

tue19nov4:30 pmThe Evolution of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker®4:30 pm Phelps Center

fri29nov7:30 pmThe NutcrackerEnchanted Lobby Performance7:30 pm McCaw Hall

sat30nov2:00 pmThe NutcrackerEnchanted Lobby Performance2:00 pm McCaw Hall

sat30nov7:30 pmThe NutcrackerEnchanted Lobby Performance7:30 pm McCaw Hall

sun01dec12:30 pmThe NutcrackerEnchanted Lobby Performance12:30 pm McCaw Hall

sun01dec5:30 pmThe NutcrackerMeet the Cast5:30 pm McCaw Hall

fri06dec7:30 pmThe Nutcracker7:30 pm McCaw Hall

sat07dec2:00 pmThe NutcrackerEnchanted Lobby Performance2:00 pm McCaw Hall

sat07dec7:30 pmThe Nutcracker7:30 pm McCaw Hall

sun08dec12:30 pmThe NutcrackerEnchanted Lobby Performance12:30 pm McCaw Hall

sun08dec5:30 pmThe Nutcracker5:30 pm McCaw Hall

thu12dec7:30 pmThe NutcrackerNutcracker Giveaway7:30 pm McCaw Hall

fri13dec7:30 pmThe NutcrackerMeet the Cast7:30 pm McCaw Hall

sat14dec2:00 pmThe Nutcracker2:00 pm McCaw Hall

sat14dec7:30 pmThe Nutcracker7:30 pm McCaw Hall

sun15dec12:30 pmThe NutcrackerEnchanted Lobby Performance12:30 pm McCaw Hall

sun15dec5:30 pmThe Nutcracker5:30 pm McCaw Hall

wed18dec7:30 pmThe NutcrackerNutcracker Giveaway7:30 pm McCaw Hall

thu19dec7:30 pmThe NutcrackerBeer & Ballet Night7:30 pm McCaw Hall

fri20dec7:30 pmThe NutcrackerUgly Holiday Sweater Night7:30 pm McCaw Hall

sat21dec2:00 pmThe Nutcracker2:00 pm McCaw Hall

sat21dec7:30 pmThe Nutcracker7:30 pm McCaw Hall

sun22dec12:30 pmThe NutcrackerMeet the Cast12:30 pm McCaw Hall

sun22dec5:30 pmThe Nutcracker(december 22) 5:30 pm McCaw Hall

mon23dec2:00 pmThe NutcrackerNutcracker Giveaway2:00 pm McCaw Hall

mon23dec2:00 pmThe NutcrackerMeet the Cast2:00 pm McCaw Hall

mon23dec7:30 pmThe Nutcracker7:30 pm McCaw Hall

tue24dec12:30 pmThe Nutcracker12:30 pm McCaw Hall

thu26dec12:30 pmThe NutcrackerFund for the Needy Performance12:30 pm McCaw Hall

thu26dec5:30 pmThe NutcrackerFund for the Needy Performance5:30 pm McCaw Hall

fri27dec12:30 pmThe Nutcracker12:30 pm McCaw Hall

fri27dec5:30 pmThe Nutcracker5:30 pm McCaw Hall

sat28dec12:30 pmThe Nutcracker12:30 pm McCaw Hall

sat28dec5:30 pmThe Nutcracker5:30 pm McCaw Hall

Events

fri29nov7:30 pmThe NutcrackerEnchanted Lobby Performance7:30 pm McCaw Hall

sat30nov2:00 pmThe NutcrackerEnchanted Lobby Performance2:00 pm McCaw Hall

sat30nov7:30 pmThe NutcrackerEnchanted Lobby Performance7:30 pm McCaw Hall

sun01dec12:30 pmThe NutcrackerEnchanted Lobby Performance12:30 pm McCaw Hall

sun01dec5:30 pmThe NutcrackerMeet the Cast5:30 pm McCaw Hall

sat07dec2:00 pmThe NutcrackerEnchanted Lobby Performance2:00 pm McCaw Hall

sun08dec12:30 pmThe NutcrackerEnchanted Lobby Performance12:30 pm McCaw Hall

thu12dec7:30 pmThe NutcrackerNutcracker Giveaway7:30 pm McCaw Hall

fri13dec7:30 pmThe NutcrackerMeet the Cast7:30 pm McCaw Hall

sun15dec12:30 pmThe NutcrackerEnchanted Lobby Performance12:30 pm McCaw Hall

wed18dec7:30 pmThe NutcrackerNutcracker Giveaway7:30 pm McCaw Hall

thu19dec7:30 pmThe NutcrackerBeer & Ballet Night7:30 pm McCaw Hall

fri20dec7:30 pmThe NutcrackerUgly Holiday Sweater Night7:30 pm McCaw Hall

sun22dec12:30 pmThe NutcrackerMeet the Cast12:30 pm McCaw Hall

mon23dec2:00 pmThe NutcrackerNutcracker Giveaway2:00 pm McCaw Hall

mon23dec2:00 pmThe NutcrackerMeet the Cast2:00 pm McCaw Hall

thu26dec12:30 pmThe NutcrackerFund for the Needy Performance12:30 pm McCaw Hall

thu26dec5:30 pmThe NutcrackerFund for the Needy Performance5:30 pm McCaw Hall

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®, choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust. Photo © Angela Sterling.

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