Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker

Fri Nov 24, 2023 - Thu Dec 28, 2023
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Repeating every week — Sundays, Fridays, and Saturdays through November 24, 2023.
Also on December 6, 2023, December 7, 2023, December 12, 2023, December 13, 2023, December 14, 2023, December 19, 2023, December 20, 2023, December 21, 2023, December 27, 2023, December 28, 2023.
Various times
Age: 2 and up
Price: $39 and up
Boston Opera House

Slip away into the warm drawing room of the Silberhaus family and watch as Clara’s surroundings transform before your eyes. From the dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy to the iconic snow scene, this classical ballet—set to the beloved music of Tchaikovsky—continues to enthrall audiences of all ages. Let your dreams come to life at New England’s most beloved holiday event. With brave toy soldiers, dancing snowflakes, and a tree that grows to the sky, this classical ballet conjures the childlike wonder in us all.

Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays start at 1:30, except for Christmas Eve, when there are performances at 11am and 3pm. Evening performances are at 7:30 most nights, except for Sundays, when they are at 6pm. Read our guide to bringing a young child to his or her first Nutcracker.

Face masks are encouraged but not required.

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