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Cincinnati Ballet Nutcracker

December 13, 2018 - December 24, 2018

Cincinnati Music Hall

$30 – $100
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The Cincinnati Ballet Nutcracker will feature an African-American dancer in the lead role. Get your tickets today!


The Cincinnati Ballet Nutcracker, now in its 45th annual season, is now playing at Music Hall. It is a classic holiday tale that follows the imaginative story of Clara, a little girl who embarks on a dreamy journey after she receives a nutcracker as a gift on Christmas Eve. With her Nutcracker Prince, Clara travels through the Land of Sweets, meeting colorful and exciting characters along the way.


The production is showing through December 24th. Tickets are $30 – $100 and are available to purchase online. Below are the remaining showtimes:


Wednesday, December 19 – 7:30 pm
Thursday, December 20 – 7:30 pm
Friday, December 21 – 2:00 pm & 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 22 – 2:00 pm & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 23 – 1:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Monday, December 24 – 1:00 p.m.
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Amber Harper

Each year, The Nutcracker provides the rare opportunity for young dancers to star in the featured roles of Clara and her brother, Fritz. Currently studying the lead role of Clara are Otto M. Budig Academy students, Amber Harper and Amber White. Also, while both girls have performed roles in The Nutcracker in previous years, this will be both young dancers’ first time dancing the role of Clara.



About Cincinnati Ballet
Since 1963, Cincinnati Ballet has been the cornerstone professional ballet company of the region. The company presents a bold and adventurous array of classical, full-length ballets and contemporary works. Cincinnati Ballet has become a creative force within the larger dance community.


Also, with a mission to inspire hope and joy in the community, Cincinnati Ballet reaches beyond the stage with programs. The programs allow every person in the region to be part of the continued dance evolution. As a result, Cincinnati Ballet presents exhilarating performances, extensive education outreach programs and offers top-level professional ballet training at the Cincinnati Ballet Otto M. Budig Academy.

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Cincinnati Music Hall
1241 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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