December 01, 2017
One of Philadelphia’s favorite holiday traditions is returning to the Academy of Music in December. Pennsylvania Ballet will kick off its annual performances of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® on Friday, December 8 at 7 p.m. The show runs through Sunday, December 31 and will feature a special sensory friendly performance on Wednesday, December 27 so all families can enjoy the classic performance. More information and tickets can be found here.
“The excitement for “George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker” continues to grow each year as Philadelphians enjoy the holidays with us,” said Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella. “We are excited to continue to bring this holiday tradition to Philadelphia and make it more accessible to all through our Community Engagement programs including our sensory friendly performance.”
Get ready to immerse yourself in the tale of Marie and the Prince as they battle the Mouse King, dance in a glistening snow fall and celebrate in the land of sweets.
“The Nutcracker” at The Academy of Music will run:• Friday, December 8 at 7:00 p.m.