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New Haven Ballet Presents The Nutcracker at the Shubert Theater New Haven

December 16, 2022 - December 18, 2022

The New Haven Ballet presents The Nutcracker at the Shubert Theater in New Haven December 16th – 18th, 2022 for four shows. This production is performed by students from New Haven Ballet with guest artists from New York City Ballet.

New Haven Ballet Presents The Nutcracker at the Shubert Theater New Haven

New Haven Ballet proudly presents Artistic Director Lisa Kim Sanborn’s exciting full length production of The Nutcracker at Shubert Theatre New Haven. This wonderful classic, set to music by Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky, tells the story of the Von Stahlbaum family as they celebrate the holidays with a festive party, and brings to life a dream young Clara Von Stahlbaum experiences after the party ends. From her Uncle Drosselmeyer’s enchanting nephew, who charms Clara at the party, to the daring battle between the fierce Mouse King and brave soldiers lead by the heroic Nutcracker Prince, to the Land of Snow and eventual journey through the Land of Sweets, this magical holiday tradition is a delight all will enjoy.

Come and experience Clara’s dream world brought to life—from the enchanting party where she meets the charming nephew of her Uncle Drosselmeyer and is enthralled by dancing dolls, to the daring battle between the Mouse King and brave Nutcracker Prince. Lead by tiny reindeer, Clara and the Nutcracker Prince travel through the Land of Snow and journey to the enchanting Kingdom of Sweets, where they are entertained by various dancers – including the mysterious Arabian Coffee, the comical Mother Ginger, the dynamic Russian Trepak, and many more.


December 16, 2022
December 18, 2022
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Shubert Theater
247 College Street
New Haven, CT
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