November 23 - November 25, 2018
Approximately two hours
Appropriate for all ages
“The coming together of a dance company, an orchestra and a great venue, in a significant artistic occasion.” - Richard Duckett, Telegram & Gazette
Featuring Ashley Baszto of Orlando Ballet as the Sugar Plum Fairy, Eugenia Zinovieva of Festival Ballet Providence as the Snow Queen, Jay Markov of Festival Ballet Providence as the Nutcracker Prince and Telmo Moreira of Orlando Ballet as the Cavalier.
Kick off your holiday season Thanksgiving weekend with a spectacular treat for the whole family, The Nutcracker. Featuring live music from The Hanover Theatre Nutcracker Orchestra, this production will enchant you with its brilliant dancing and vibrant costumes.
The Nutcracker is a two-act ballet by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky based on the stories of E.T.A. Hoffmann and Alexandre Dumas and first performed in Russia in December 1892. The story revolves around Clara, a young girl who receives a nutcracker doll as a Christmas gift and then enters a magical world where the nutcracker and other characters come to life.