World Ballet Series The Nutcracker artwork
Gorskaya-Hartwick Productions

World Ballet Series: The Nutcracker

Sun, Dec 3, 2023 @ 2:00P & 6:00P

Sun, Dec 3, 2023 @ 2:00P & 6:00P

Balboa Theatre
Tickets start at $39 (includes a $3.50 Facility Restoration Fee)
Run Time
Approximately 1 hour, 40 minutes (including 20-minute intermission)
Children must be 3+ years old to attend. All ages must have own ticket.
On Sale
Public on Sale begins Fri, May 19 @ 10:00A

Holidays begin with the Nutcracker!

The most favorite Christmas classic of all is coming to the Balboa Theatre this Holiday Season and you are invited to the show!

The Nutcracker, a mesmerizing part of the World Ballet Series, showcases a diverse cast of 50 professional ballet dancers, who come together to breathe new life into this classic holiday tradition.

Experience the excitement of the World Ballet in this family-friendly performance, featuring Tchaikovsky's unforgettable music, over 150 radiant hand-crafted costumes, lavish hand-painted sets, and the iconic Lev Ivanov choreography.

Join Clara and the Nutcracker on a thrilling Christmas night adventure to the Land of Sweets, where you'll marvel at the famous Waltz of Flowers, the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, and encounter intriguing characters like Mother Ginger and Drosselmeyer.

Save the date and secure your tickets in advance to ensure you're part of the magic!