The Nutcracker 2018
Make time for joy!
Thanksgiving Weekend, Nov. 23-25, 2018
Atwood Concert Hall
Sponsored By: ConocoPhillips
Celebrate the season with a marvelous journey to the Land of the Sweets. Feel the warmth and wonder of the holiday spirit when the curtain goes up at The Nutcracker.
The beautiful and elegant Eugene Ballet dances to live music from the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra, alongside young Alaska dancers. Whether it's a cherished tradition or you're introducing your children or grandchildren to the Mouse King and Sugar Plum Fairy for the very first time, this fantastical masterpiece and festive gathering will capture your heart and transport you to a magical wonderland.
There’s no better way to kick off the holiday season with your family than this timeless classic. Create memories for years to come this Thanksgiving weekend with The Nutcracker.
“A number of small touches made the show a lot of fun to watch. ... (Eugene Ballet dancers) were outstanding in their connectivity, coordination and energy."
- Mike Dunham, Anchorage Daily News
TYPE OF EVENING
WHAT TO EXPECT
Marvelous journey to a fantasy wonderland
A child-like love for the holidays
"My granddaughter, age 3, just began ballet classes. She danced all afternoon when we got home. She plans to be up on that stage someday too." -Bonnie
"I saw The Nutcracker when I was a little girl and wanted to share the experience with my husband. I'm so glad I was able to do just that!"
2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 23-24
1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25
All performances in the Atwood Concert Hall at the PAC
Runs approximately 2 hours including intermission.
“It is always amazing to see and hear the beautiful art that humans are capable of. Inspiring and moving and amazing in every way. Performing arts like this just make you feel good inside."