The Nutcracker by the PNW Ballet returns to Seattle this month

Dec 2 2020, 10:41 am

It wouldn’t be Christmas without the Pacific Northwest Ballet performing their iconic rendition of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker.

This year’s performance, however, will be unlike any other from the past.

The Pacific Northwest Ballet will be streamed virtually this year, starting on December 18 through December 26.

The Nutcracker

Pacific Northwestern Ballet

This heartwarming production will take you on a magical adventure through the Land of Snow to the Kingdom of Sweets, which is sure to delight audiences of all ages.

Join Clara on her journey through the Land of Snow and the Lemonade Sea to the Kingdom of The Sugar Plum Fairy.

The show features the Pacific Northwest Ballet Company dancers, unique-to-Seattle sets and costumes by Ian Falconer, known for his creation of Olivia the Pig, as well as Tchaikovsky’s timeless score performed by the world-famous Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra.

The Nutcracker

Pacific Northwestern Ballet

Digital performances can be purchased online for $39. You can add to Olivia’s reading list, a gallery of costume sketches by Ian Falconer and videos of dancers discussing roles for an additional $16.

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