December 24, 2017 1:00PM
Muriel Kauffman Theatre
“An impressive production that will dazzle young and old alike, the Kansas City Ballet’s The Nutcracker is truly unique and the perfect complement to the holiday season." -DCMetroTheaterArtsFollowing its Kennedy Center premiere in Washington, D.C., the acclaimed holiday production returns to its Kansas City home. This classic story by E.T.A. Hoffman is set to the celebrated Tchaikovsky’s score and wrapped with sparkling costumes, exquisite sets and captivating choreography by Artistic Director Devon Carney. See your children’s wonder ignite and feel the glimmer once more as your childhood dreams return and inspire you to IMAGINE AGAIN. Run time is approximately two hours and 15 minutes with one 20-minute intermission.Presented byMost performances have discounts for any group of 10 or more! Learn more about our group packages. Guests can have their photo taken with one of the characters from The Nutcracker one hour before and immediately after each performance in the Brandmeyer Great Hall at the Kauffman Center. These photos start at $20.00 and benefit Kansas City Ballet School.Visiting from out of town? Check out the Hotel Phillips package available during the holidays! Dig deeper into this Kansas City Ballet production with these resources:
• Learn more about the Dec. 9 Sugar Plum Fairy Children's Ball• Watch behind-the-scenes videos and interviews on KCPT's Arts Upload• Casting• Meet the Nutcracker Design Team• Visit Kansas City Ballet's Blog• Meet the dancers• Stay at the newly renovated Hotel Phillips with their Ballet Package
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