Join Marie and her charming Nutcracker Prince as they are swept away by dancing snowflakes to a magical land filled with sweets ruled by the beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy. Oakland Ballet Company’s annual performance of Graham Lustig’s The Nutcracker features fresh and spritely dancing, magnificent scenery, and colorful costumes – all to Tchaikovsky’s brilliant score performed by the Oakland Symphony. Brimming with holiday magic, Graham Lustig’s The Nutcracker is fun for the entire family.
Running time is approximately 2 hours with one intermission.
For more information, visit OaklandBallet.org.
Sweet Dreams Party
The Sweet Dreams Parties begin immediately after the 1:00 PM Nutcracker performance on Saturday, December 23 and immediately after the 1:00 PM Nutcracker performance on Sunday, December 24. Children of all ages are welcome! Meet the delightful characters from Graham Lustig’s The Nutcracker and enjoy the enticing refreshments from the Land of the Sweets. Bring your camera for pictures with the Sugarplum Fairy and her Nutcracker friends.
All ages require a ticket. The Saturday party is only open to attendees of the 1:00 PM Nutcracker performance on that same day and the Sunday party is only open to attendees of the 1:00 PM Nutcracker performance on that same day. A separate ticket must be purchased for the Nutcracker performance.
The Encore Reception begins immediately after the 5:00 p.m. Nutcracker performance on Saturday, December 23. Celebrate opening night of The Nutcracker! Mingle with the Oakland Ballet dancers and Artistic Director Graham Lustig. Enjoy champagne and hors-d’oeuvres from local restaurants. The party is only open to attendees of the Saturday, December 23 Nutcracker 5:00 p.m. performance. A separate ticket is required to attend the Nutcracker performance
.Purchase Saturday Encore Reception tickets online Adult: $25.00 | Junior (12 & under): $15.00