George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®


December 15 – 17, 2023 with ASO &

December 20 – 23, 2023



BJCC concert hall

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About the Performance


Alabama Ballet is proud to present George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® as one of only eight companies in the world licensed by the Balanchine Trust to perform this holiday masterpiece. Tchaikovsky’s beloved melodies transport the young and young at heart to a magical world where mischievous mice besiege a battalion of toy soldiers, and an onstage blizzard leads to an enchanted Land of Sweets.

Accompanied by the Alabama Symphony Orchestra Dec. 15-17, 2023.

Performance Times:

Friday, December 15, 7:30 p.m. (with ASO)

Saturday, December 16, 2:30 p.m. (with ASO)

Saturday, December 16, 7:30 p.m. (with ASO)

Sunday, December 17, 2:30 p.m. (with ASO)


Wednesday, December 20, 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, December 20, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, December 21, 2:30 p.m.

Friday, December 22, 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 23, 2:30 p.m.


*Doors will open one hour prior to show time.

Photo by Michael J. Moore

Presale August 28, 2023

On Sale September 8th

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Production Information

Balanchine Trust Répétiteur

 Darla Hoover


George Balanchine | ©The Balanchine Trust


pyotr il’yich Tchaikovsky

Run Time

Approx. 90 minutes

Performance Programs

Please Note

our performance programs will be partially digital this year. if you would like a fully printed program, please print one at home.

Venue Information

Clear Bag Policy

please read carefully to abide by the concert hall clear bag policy


2726 1st Ave S.
Birmingham, AL 35233



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