The Nutcracker presented by the Jackson Symphony Orchestra and Ballet Chelsea

December 14, 2019 | 7:30 PM-9:30 PM

Ballet Chelsea’s annual production of The Nutcracker is a full-length, narrated ballet, choreographed by Ballet Chelsea’s Artistic Director Wendi DuBois and features the talents of the Jackson Symphony Orchestra and Musical Director, Matthew Aubin. Audiences young and old from all over southern Michigan return year after year for this family-friendly holiday favorite. Based on the book “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” by E.T.A. Hoffman and set to music by Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker tells a magical story of a Christmas Eve long ago. Join Ballet Chelsea on a magical journey from Christmas Eve festivities at the Stahlbaum's house, complete with godfather Drosselmeier and his charming mechanical dolls, to a fierce midnight battle, and on to the enchanted Kingdom of Sweets. This narrated production combines the beauty of ballet, the excitement of live music and the joy of a classic holiday story with nearly 70 dancers from across Southern Michigan captivating audiences with their energy and artistry. Tickets on sale now at

Saturday 7:30 PM 

Sunday 2:00 PM

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