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.
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust
Judith Fugate with Peter Boal & Garielle Whittle
Scenic & Costume Design
James F. Ingalls
Total Run Time: Two hours including one intermission.
McCaw Hall lobby opens two hours before the start of each performance.
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George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®, choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust. Photo © Angela Sterling.
“The roaring applause… is well-deserved. A magical show, whether you’re watching it for the first or fortieth time!”
“A perpetual holiday delight.”
“A great success!”
“It’s the star on the Northwest ‘Nutcracker’ Christmas tree.”