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The Nutcracker

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  • From: December 01, 2017 - December 24, 2017 (Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Venue: Benedum Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 719 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3508
  • Times: 8:00 PM
  • Admission: $28+
  • 412-456-6666

Complete with flurrying snow, a colossal Christmas tree and magic tricks galore, this holiday spectacular features over 100 dancers, 200 costumes and Tchaikovsky’s exultant score. Since its 1892 premiere, The Nutcracker has held a special place in holiday traditions all over the world. PBT adds its own spin on the time and place with a turn-of-the-century setting incorporating Pittsburgh’s own landmarks, historical figures and personality. Each performance features a unique casting combination, giving regulars the chance to see a variety of dancers perform iconic roles like Marie, the Nephew, the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier.

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