Tickets: $15 adult; $10 youth
A family-friendly performance designed specifically with young children in mind.
Whether you’re seeing it again or for the first time, The Florida Ballet’s Nutcracker will capture your imagination and transport you to a magical world of swirling snowflakes, waltzing flowers, and dancing bon bons. From the captivating dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy to the iconic snow scene, this enchanting classical ballet – set to the beloved music of Tchaikovsky – continues to enthrall audiences of all ages.
The “Nutcracker” ballet is a classic holiday tradition performed all over the world. The story is based on a fairytale in which the Nutcracker doll comes to life as an enchanted prince who saves the pretty young maiden Maria, from distress. Prince “Nikita” then takes her through a magical journey to his kingdom “The Land of Sweets” where they are greeted by the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier. The Prince tells them about their daring battle with the army of mice and she rewards them with a celebration of dances from all around the world.