The Nutcracker Returns!

Join us for the magic at McCaw Hall this holiday season. Are you ready to celebrate the holidays with renewed gusto? With its classic score, thrilling dance, resplendent costumes and scenery, and magical story, George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® is the perfect centerpiece for any celebration. Gather your loved ones to come enjoy our beautifully decked hall, and let your soul have its fill of holiday cheer.

Run Time: 2 hours and 3 minutes, including a 25-minute intermission.

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George Balanchine
© The George Balanchine Trust

Scenic & Costume Design

Ian Falconer

Lighting Design

James F. Ingalls

Nutcracker Fun

History of The Nutcracker
Story of Clara and The Nutcracker
Facts About The Nutcracker

Original Costume Sketches by Ian Falconer

Sketches by Ian Falconer

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

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