Nutcracker Performances at Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle
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A Northwest Holiday Tradition

November 23 – December 28, 2018

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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Music

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Choreography

George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust

Staging

Judith Fugate with Peter Boal & Garielle Whittle

Scenic & Costume Design

Ian Falconer

Lighting Design

James F. Ingalls

  • Pacific Northwest Ballet Company Dancer's in George Balanchine's The Nutcracker, choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Foundation.
  • Pacific Northwest Ballet Company Dancer's in George Balanchine's The Nutcracker, choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Foundation.

Helpful Tips

Attending The Nutcracker with kids.

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History

of The Nutcracker.

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Running Time

Two hours including one intermission. McCaw Hall lobby opens two hours before the start of each performance.

Story

of Clara and The Nutcracker.

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Winter Star

By renowned artist Dale Chihuly.

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

“Hauntingly lovely!”

“A perpetual holiday delight.”

“A great success!”

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

“Enchanting.”

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