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American Ballet Theatre
The Nutcracker

Presented by presented by
Venue: Segerstrom Hall Tickets start at $29.00

Overview

An irresistible Southern California tradition returns as American Ballet Theatre and Segerstrom Center for the Arts present Alexei Ratmansky’s sumptuous production of The Nutcracker. A cast of more than 100 performers will take audiences on a dreamlike adventure, amid colorful, larger-than-life scenery, dancing toy soldiers, mischievous mice, sparkling snowflakes, and a glittering Christmas tree! Audiences will be thrilled by ABT’s most celebrated dancers and delighted by sets and costumes by Tony®-winning designer Richard Hudson as the ballet unfolds to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score.

Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director
Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky
Music by Peter Tchaikovsky
With Pacific Symphony

… ravishing and clever enough to inspire multiple viewings.” – Los Angeles Times

Sweet Seat Packages are also available! Package includes:

  • Premier seating locations
  • Exclusive pre-show selfie opportunity with an ABT dancer
  • A special Nutcracker themed gift
  • A special holiday sweet treat

Friday, December 9 at 7 p.m.

Misty Copeland
Herman Cornejo

Saturday, December 10 at 2 p.m.

Hee Seo
Cory Stearns

Saturday, December 10 at 7 p.m.

Gillian Murphy
James Whiteside

Sunday, December 11 at 12:30 p.m.

Isabella Boylston
Jeffrey Cirio

Sunday, December 11 at 5:30 p.m.

Hee Seo
Cory Stearns

Wednesday, December 14 at 7 p.m.

Gillian Murphy
James Whiteside

Thursday, December 15 at 7 p.m.

Isabella Boylston
Jeffrey Cirio

Friday, December 16 at 7 p.m.

Misty Copeland
Herman Cornejo

Saturday, December 17 at 2 p.m.

Stella Abrera
Alexandre Hammoudi

Saturday, December 17 at 7 p.m.

Misty Copeland
Herman Cornejo

Sunday, December 18 at 12:30 p.m.

Sarah Lane
Jeffrey Cirio

Sunday, December 18 at 5:30 p.m.

Stella Abrera
Alexandre Hammoudi

Running time (approximate): 1 hour and 54 minutes

Program Info