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The Nutcracker presented by The Western Maryland City Ballet Company and The City Ballet School

A Journey through The Nutcracker Live Performance Times

Thursday, December 10

5:30 pm 7:30 pm
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
6:30 pm 8:30 pm
7:00 pm  


Friday, December 11

5:30 pm 7:30 pm
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
6:30 pm 8:30 pm
7:00 pm  


Saturday, December 12

12:00 pm 6:00 pm
12:30 pm 6:30 pm
1:00 pm   7:00 pm
1:30 pm    7:30 pm
2:00 pm   8:00 pm
5:30 pm   8:30 pm


Sunday, December 13

2:00 pm 4:00 pm
2:30 pm 4:30 pm
3:00 pm 5:00 pm
3:30 pm 5:30 pm


A Journey through The Nutcracker Virtual Ticket Cast A

A Journey through The Nutcracker Virtual Ticket Cast B

(All virtual tickets are available to purchase until
Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 5pm. No exceptions!)

All tickets on sale to the general public Fri., October 16, 2020 at 11am

Experience the magic of ballet this holiday season as you join Clara on her enchanted journey to the Land of Sweets! Set to Tchaikovsky’s stunning score, this magical ballet is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season with your family.  

The Western Maryland City Ballet Company and The City Ballet School bring you this beloved holiday favorite in a promenade theatre format to accommodate safe and socially distanced live performance. Patrons will walk through The Maryland Theatre Performing Arts Center to experience The Nutcrackerstaged as three separate scenes throughout the facility.     

Your Nutcracker experience will begin with the festivities of The Stahlbaum’s Christmas party staged on the Grand Staircase and viewed from the Cocktail Lounge above. Clara’s dream comes to life on the stage in the Historic Auditorium as her Nutcracker rallies the toy soldiers to defeat the Rat Queen. Clara’s nightmare ends as the Nutcracker transforms into a prince to take her to meet the dancing snowflakes in the magical snow forest.  The final act of this performance will immerse you into the stunning Land of Sweets staged in The Manger Ballroom. Sweet treats are available for purchase and photo opportunities with characters from the Nutcracker are complimentary.

A total of 40 tickets are available for each Nutcracker experience. Ticket prices are $37 for adults and $26 for children 18 and under.
Every patron must purchase a ticket to enter.

Private performance exclusively for your family or party (up to 40 people) is available for $1,800. Please call the box office (301-790-2000) to book your private performance.

For those patrons that want to experience the magic of The Nutcracker from the comfort of their own home, a virtual ticket is available!

Virtual tickets are available to purchase until Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 5 pm. Ticketholders will receive information and the link on Friday, December 11. The link will be available for viewing until Sunday, December 13. Virtual tickets are $37.

The Nutcracker


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hour prior to each performance.

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