American Ballet Theatre The Nutcracker At Segerstrom Center For The Arts



When I was a little girl, I was fascinated by the Nutcracker Ballet. I would often twirl around in my living room, in my tutu and pretend I was Clara. I was mesmerized by the grace and beauty of this magical show. I am thrilled to announce that this holiday show is now playing at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Orange County now through Sunday December 17th.

Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director

With The Pacific Symphony

One of the great joys of the holiday season, American Ballet Theatre returns with its critically acclaimed production of The Nutcracker. Travel with curious Clara and her handsome prince as they journey through a kingdom filled with colorful characters and pure holiday magic.

Created by celebrated choreographer Alexei Ratmansky, this beloved classic brings a cast of more than 100 performers to the stage, and features dazzling sets and costumes by Tony-winner Richard Hudson, along with Tchaikovsky’s timeless score performed by the Pacific Symphony.

Special Sweet Seats are available for every performance and include:

  • Premier seating location in Orchestra rows A through F
  • Exclusive pre-show selfie opportunity with an ABT dancer
  • A special Nutcracker-themed gift
  • A special holiday sweet treat

Tickets start at $29 and can be purchased online, via phone 714.556.2787 or in person at the Box office.

Running time (approximate): 1 hour and 54 minutes

Audience Advisory: There is no late seating for this production. Patrons who arrive late will be able to take their seat during the intermission.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts
600 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

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