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Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker

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Presented by Boston Ballet at Citizens Bank Opera House, Boston MA

Nov 29 2018
Dec 30 2018
Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker

Celebrate the holidays with Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker from Nov 29-Dec 30 at the Boston Opera House. Don’t miss this enchanting classical ballet with captivating dances by Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and the Nutcracker.

Whether you’re seeing it again or for the first time, Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker will capture your imagination. Follow Clara as she embarks on a magical journey filled with colorful characters, breathtaking costumes, and majestic scenery. From the captivating dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy to the iconic snow scene, this enchanting classical ballet—set to the beloved music of Tchaikovsky—continues to enthrall audiences of all ages. Create an annual tradition with family and friends at

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Tickets start at $37. For more information, visit or call 617.695.6955.

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The Nutcracker performance length is approximately 2 hours including one intermission.

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All-Access Nutcracker: Sunday, December 2 at 6 pm


This performance will feature additional accommodations, events, and support designed to make the show more accessible and enjoyable for the community, including: large print programs, live audio description, audio-enhanced equipment, ASL interpretation, specialized seating options, and a digital “social story” to preview the Opera House experience and story of The Nutcracker. In conjunction with the all-access performance, there will be a Touch Tour during intermission in the Opera House lobby, which will allow participants to physically and tactilely experience elements of the show such as props, costumes, characters, and movement.


Nutcracker Study Break Night: Thursday, December 6 at 7:30 pm

Boston Ballet presents the fourth year of Study Break Night, a one-night event for college students to relax during exam week with a pre-performance concert by the Boston College Acoustics and student discounts at the Boston Ballet Shop.


Corporate Night at The Nutcracker: Wednesday, December 12 at 5 pm


Business leaders, clients, and staff are invited to experience the beloved holiday classic with a one-of-a-kind festive cocktail reception, character meet-and-greet, and an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour, followed by the performance.



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    • Audio Description
    • Closed Caption
    • Info
    • Large Print
    • Sign Language
    • Wheelchair Access

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  • Wheelchair accessible (and companion) seats for Broadway In Boston shows are available through the Box Office or by calling Ticketmaster at 1.800.982.2787.
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