The Nutcracker is a two-act ballet from Russia, adapted from E.T.A. Hoffmann’s story “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” that is celebrated across the United States during the Christmas season. The story takes place on Christmas Eve and includes interactions between children, nutcrackers, and mice. The Orlando Ballet performs their interpretation of the Nutcracker each year. For the 2015 production, the Orlando Ballet will be performing the Nutcracker in the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.
The Nutcracker 2015
The Orlando Ballet will present the Nutcracker on Thursday, December 17th, 2015 through Sunday, December 20th, 2015 in it’s entirety with a shorter family version that comes in under one hour with one show on Saturday, December 19th, 2015 and one show on Sunday, December 20th, 2015.
The Russian Ballet of Orlando will also be presenting their interpretation of the Nutcracker at venues around Orlando including a free performance at Lake Eola.
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Orlando Ballet “The Nutcracker” Trailer
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Map