It’s the classic story of a girl, a prince, and a Mouse King. Celebrate the holidays with the entire family at Mikko Nissinen’s enchanting production of Boston Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’ returning to the Boston Opera House from Friday, November 27 through Saturday, December 31.
Thanksgiving has come and gone and there is no better time to get into the holiday spirit and return to Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable score Boston Ballet sets the stage for this beloved holiday tradition at the Boston Opera House, 539 Washington Street in Boston. Mikko Nissinen’s ‘The Nutcracker’ was designed with a whole new look in 2012 with an array of striking, handmade costumes by Robert Perziola, elegant, brightly-colored sets with moving pieces, and all new lighting design by Finnish-based Mikki Kunttu combined with Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable score. Internationally renowned lighting designer Mikki Kunttu established a stellar reputation with the Boston Ballet from past productions which include Marius Pepita’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’ and Jorma Elo’s ‘Carmen.’ The full cast of ‘The Nutcracker’ includes all 68 Boston Ballet dancers and 200 ballet school students. Take a closer look at Mikko Nissinen’s production here.
The Boston Ballet will take the stage for 42 performances and tickets for ‘The Nutcracker’ are as low at 35 dollars! All matinees performances take place at 1 p.m. On Christmas Eve, one matinee performance will be held at 11 a.m. All evening performances take place at 7:30 p.m. Other upcoming productions with the Boston Ballet include ‘Swan Lake,’ ‘Onegin,’ ‘Kaleidoscope,’ and ‘Mirrors.’
Call the box office at 1-617-695-6955 or visit bostonballet.org for more information or to purchase tickets! ‘The Nutcracker’ continues through Thursday, December 31!