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The Nutcracker

501 Texas Ave Houston, TX 77002
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Presented by Houston Ballet

SNOWFLAKES. SWORD FIGHTS. DANCING DOLLS. A CHRISTMAS TREE THAT REACHES THE SKY.

Choreography: Stanton Welch AM  |  Music: Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky

Bring the family back to the theater to share the joy of Clara’s magical journey to the Kingdom of Sweets this holiday season! Stanton Welch’s The Nutcracker is a grand spectacle of opulence and one of the most splendid versions of this holiday classic ever staged. With hundreds of roles and a myriad of exquisite details that will leave you discovering something new in every performance, Welch’s The Nutcracker is a positively joyous treat for ballet lovers of all ages. Rejoice in the return of this time-honored tradition!

Photo: Artists of Houston Ballet in Stanton Welch's The Nutcracker. Photo by Lawrence Elizabeth Knox (2019)

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