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Festival Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker
Create holiday memories for your family by sharing the magic of The Nutcracker. A cherished holiday classic, perfect for all ages.
Festival Ballet Theatre’s family-friendly breathtaking production features superb colorful scenery and dazzling costumes, which make this age-old tradition sparkle like new. Be swept away by Tchaikovsky’s iconic score as the Sugar Plum Fairy, our heroine Clara, and a cast of hundreds take you on a magical journey to mystical lands. This full-length traditional production is choreographed and directed by Festival Ballet Theatre’s Artistic Director, Salwa Rizkalla, and features world-renowned guest artists, FBT's professional company dancers, and exceptional young talent from across the Southland.
Saturday, December 9 at 2:00pm
Sunday, December 10 at 1:00pm
Friday, December 15 at 7:00pm
Saturday, December 16 at 2:00pm
Sunday, December 17 at 1:00pm
Wednesday, December 20 at 6:00pm
Thursday, December 21 at 6:00pm
Friday, December 22 at 7:00pm
Saturday, December 23 at 2:00pm
Sunday, December 24 at 11:00am
Irvine Barclay Theatre
4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA