George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®


Dec. 13-15, 2019 & Dec. 20-22. 2019


Leslie S. Wright Fine arts center at samford

Sponsored by

Ram Tool Construction Supply Co. (presenting sponsor)


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.

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College Student Rate – $25 – Available through our office and at the box office. Must present ID.

Group rates may be available for performances, contact our office for more information at 205-322-4300.

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Production Information


George Balanchine | © The Balanchine Trust


Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky

Balanchine Trust Répétiteur

Darla Hoover

Run Time

1 hour 37 minutes + 15 minute intermission