The Nutcracker


Choreography: George Balanchine
Music: Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky

At Whitaker Center: Dec. 9 & 10     BUY TICKETS
At Hershey Theatre: December 16 & 17BUY TICKETS

Single tickets on sale September 1, 2017   

The evergreen freshness of ‘The Nutcracker,’ as choreographed by George Balanchine, is cause for wonder. -New York Times

Come Home For The Holidays!
TOYS come alive in Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s breathtaking production of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®!  Be delighted by the dazzling costumes, charming sets and accomplished dancers as CPYB’s signature production unfolds before your eyes in this most beloved masterpiece. Set to the magical music of Tchaikovsky.

Maestro Stuart Malina returns to lead the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra live performances at the opulent Hershey Theatre in Hershey, Pa.

Whether a holiday tradition or a first-time discovery, ‘The Nutcracker’ is an annual gift every family will want to be part of!

Performance Length (without intermission): Act I - 49 min. — Act II - 41 min.

Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts     BUY TICKETS

Experience an intimate venue in the heart of downtown Harrisburg. 

Saturday, December 9, 2017: 1 & 5 p.m.
Sunday, December 10, 2017: 2 p.m.

Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, Harrisburg, Pa.

Tickets: 717.214.ARTS (2787) or 
Single Ticket Pricing

For the enjoyment of all theatre-goers, guests arriving after the ballet has begun or who leave the theatre during the performance will be seated at the discretion of the house manager.

Hershey Theatre    BUY TICKETS

Tony-award winning conductor Stuart Malina returns to lead the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra live performances of Tchaikovsky’s richly textured and familiar score at the Hershey Theatre performances.  

Saturday, December 16, 2017: 1 & 5 p.m.
Sunday, December 17, 2017: 2 p.m.

Hershey Theatre, Hershey, Pa.

717.534.3405 or
Single Ticket Pricing

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts has implemented the use of hand-held metal detection wands for all guests and recommend that guests arrive at least 45-60 minutes prior to the scheduled event time. Guests are encouraged to leave bags and non-essential items secured in their vehicles.

Creative Design: (c)Ric Borum, (c)