The Nutcracker

TICKETS

Ji Young Chae by Brooke Trisolini

Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker

November 24-December 31, 2023
Share the joy of dance with your loved ones this season.

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Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker returns to the stage with beloved characters, glittering sets, and dancing that will lift your spirits.

Enjoy Tchaikovsky’s timeless score performed by the Boston Ballet Orchestra and a celebration of true classical ballet performed by Boston Ballet’s globally acclaimed company dancers.

Artists of Boston Ballet by Liza Voll

From the dancing bear to the waltzing flowers, the growing tree to the shimmering snow scene, The Nutcracker has something that enchants us all. Revel in the excitement of this shared experience and share the joy of dance with your loved ones this season.

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Please Note: The music in some ballets may be loud depending on where you are sitting and your own comfort level. Please plan accordingly.

THE DETAILS

Choreography

Mikko Nissinen

Music

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Set and Costume Design

Robert Perdziola

Lighting Design

Mikki Kunttu

Original Premiere

Dec 18, 1892, Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg, Russia

World Premiere

Nov 23, 2012, Boston Ballet, Citizens Bank Opera House, Boston, USA