The Nutcracker at Polk Theatre

Dec 11, 2021 — Dec 12, 2021

This seasonal favorite comes to the Polk Theatre on December 11 / 12th.

Performance of The Nutcracker by the Russian Ballet Orlando

The Russian Ballet Orlando and the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra make history as they present the classic story of The Nutcracker. Clara, Drosselmeyer, and the Mouse King come to life in this family favorite. Spectacular dancing and beautiful costumes will transport you to the Land of the Sweets and bring this holiday classic to life. The rich, melodic score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky will be played live by the Orlando Philharmonic December 12th at 1:00 pm & 5:00 pm only. The music will not be live by orchestra for the 6PM show on Saturday, but will be live for both Sunday performances.

This traditional ballet is sure to bring life and warmth to your holiday season!


Saturday, December 11th
6 PM, no orchestra
Reserved Seating Tickets: $57, $47 $37

Sunday, December 12th
1 PM and 5 PM, with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
Reserved Seating Tickets: $117 (VIP), $97, $67, $47

Visit for tickets

The Polk Theatre will also hold the Nutcracker Tea Party with characters from the ballet, including the Sugar Plum Fairy and Clara. This is a separately ticketed event at 4 PM on Saturday right before the show. Be sure to visit the theatre website for more information on this special event. You may also like to see Santa at Hollis Garden on December 11th between 10 and 1.


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