Choreographer: Stanton Welch AM I Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 

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Best availability December 26-29!

We officially return to our home at the Wortham Theater with this joyous production of The Nutcracker by Stanton Welch AM. Join us for this holiday celebration as we open the 2018/19 season with beloved characters from this timeless classic set to Tchaikovsky’s splendid score. Gather your family and friends and join Clara in holiday revelry as she journeys from her home on Christmas Eve, through a magical Christmas tree, and into the whimsical Kingdom of Sweets, accompanied by her Nutcracker Prince. 

VIP Experience: $60 per person - Experience The Nutcracker like never before. Enjoy treats and drinks before the show and during intermission. Meet the dancers onstage after the performance, and receive a keepsake holiday gift to remember the day.

7:30 PM - Dec. 23

For more information, please call Houston Ballet Box Office at 713.227.ARTS(2787).



The Nutcracker DIGITAL Program

The Nutcracker Study Guide 


Houston Ballet’s performances of The Nutcracker generously sponsored by:

Houston Methodist




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