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Choreography: Stanton Welch AM

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky




Houston’s holiday tradition continues with the magic and wonder of Stanton Welch’s The Nutcracker. Following the annual Stahlbaum Christmas party, journey through the glittering Land of Snow to the bright and joyful Kingdom of Sweets with Clara, Drosselmeyer and the Prince as he reunites with the Sugar Plum Fairy amongst the clouds, where the real magic happens. One of the most splendid ever staged, Welch’s The Nutcracker features hundreds of characters, elaborate sets and stunning details that will captivate audiences and leave you finding something new with every performance. Reserve your seats early for Houston premier holiday spectacular!

For groups of 10 or more please contact 713-535-3245, or fill out our inquiry form here.




VIP Experience:

Make your experience at the Houston Ballet even more exciting by purchasing VIP Experience! During your experience, you will be accompanied by two receptions, before the show, and during intermission. Receptions include sweet treats, complimentary beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), and a photo booth! Following the show's conclusion, you will be escorted on stage where you will receive a commemorative gift.


Performances of The Nutcracker are generously sponsored by:

if for some reason you were thinking about sitting it out this year, don’t...The Nutcracker is an absolutely can’t-miss production.

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