the nutcracker

dec 10-26, 2016

W. Earle Smith’s choreography has its own distinctive voice, filled with lushness and romance.
— Katie Reiser / Isthmus


The Nutcracker
Overture Hall
Dec 10-26, 2016

Madison Ballet’s dazzling classic lights up Overture Hall for the holiday season. Follow Clara and her Nutcracker as they travel through swirling snowflakes to a colorful garden filled with characters to delight the young and young-at-heart.

Madison Ballet welcomes back the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Andrew Sewell to bring Tchaikovsky’s beloved score to life, blending seamlessly with W. Earle Smith’s thrilling choreography.

Performance Date

Sat, Dec 10, 2 & 7pm
Sun, Dec 11, 2pm
Sat, Dec 17, 2 & 7pm
Sun, Dec 18, 2pm
Fri, Dec 23, 2pm
Sat, Dec 24, 1pm
Mon, Dec 26, 2pm

Music provided by the WCO. Click their logo for more information.

Music provided by the WCO. Click their logo for more information.


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