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CPYB Presents George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® will have your heart bursting with cheer in this holiday tradition for the whole family!

December 14 - December 15, 2019

Sunoco Performance Theater

Single Tickets: $25.00 - $48.00

Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 1:00pm and 5:00pm
Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 2:00pm 

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® will have your heart bursting with cheer! The brilliant dancers of Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet bring Balanchine’s winter classic to life with larger-than-life sets and dazzling costumes set to the magical music of Tchaikovsky. As the clock strikes twelve, you’ll happen upon a battle between toy soldiers and mischievous mice as a blizzard of ballerinas reveal a wonderful world of confection.

Whether a holiday tradition or a first-time discovery, ‘The Nutcracker’ is an annual gift every family will want to be part of!

Performance Length (without intermission): Act I - 49 min. — Act II - 41 min.

Choreography: George Balanchine
Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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