An annual holiday favorite, “The Nutcracker” will delight audiences of all ages. It tells the story of a young girl who dreams of a Nutcracker Prince, a Sugar Plum Fairy and a fierce battle against a Mouse King. Following the afternoon performances, join us to experience the behind the scenes magic of "The Nutcracker"! You will have an opportunity to hear a brief presentation about the ballet and meet the dancers. This special presentation is included with your ticket to the Saturday or Sunday matinee performance!City Ballet of Houston proudly returns to The Grand 1894 Opera House with its production of The Nutcracker! CBH is a non-profit regional dance company and Honor Company of Regional Dance America, recognized for its years of training youth and professional dancers.