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About Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet

Talmi Entertainment’s Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet, now celebrating its 33rd annual tour, has become a Christmas tradition for families across North America. In 2024, Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet returns to over 100 cities sharing the joy and magic that audiences nationwide have enjoyed for over thirty years

Featuring renowned Ukrainian ballerinas and danseurs from the leading opera houses of Ukraine, Broadway-level sets and costumes, and vibrant new choreography that fuses classical ballet, puppetry, and acrobatics, Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet is a holiday spectacular, having won critical acclaim from critics and audiences alike.

“Sweeps you up in the bliss of beauty”

Pioneer Press, St. Paul

Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet consistently delivers record-breaking seasons, thrilling audiences from New York City to Los Angeles and Puerto Rico to Calgary. With a history of offering classical ballets such as *NUTCRACKER!, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and Swan Lake, sold-out theaters attest to the enduring quality of Talmi Entertainment productions.

The press confirms artistic excellence: the LA Times states, “Disarmingly poetic…bravura expertise;” the St. Paul Pioneer Press says, “Sweeps you up in the bliss of beauty” and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette notes, “Stunning visuals, effortless dancing…full of joyful energy.”

NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet boasts award-winning principal dancers and a corps de ballet of 40 Vaganova-trained ballerinas and danseurs who make the Holiday tradition for families across America uniquely special. Averaging 100 performances during November and December, this phenomenon combines the highest caliber ballet with historic international theatrical traditions, 10-foot-tall playful puppets, 9 intricately hand-painted backdrops, and hundreds of exquisite costumes.

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  • Platinum Ticket Package – $185 Best Seats Available – Premium Nutcracker Tree Ornament – Collectable Book – Pre Show Q&A with an artist (Artist on stage, customers in the front row) Platinum patrons to meet Tour Manager at the merchandise booth 45 minutes prior to show.

  • Gold Circle Ticket Package – $140 Preferred seating Premium Nutcracker Tree Ornament Collectable Book

  • Photo Op in Lobby – $24.99 Whisk your family off to meet a NUTCRACKER! ballerina. Head to the photobooth in the lobby for your moment under the lights and download your Christmas keepsake photo within 72 hours! Photos will be taken before, during intermission, and after the show. Getting Your Digital Photo: Within 72 hours of your performance, photos will be downloadable from For questions about your digital photo, please e-mail

  • Wooden Nutcracker – $49.99 Take a keepsake home with NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet’s Official Wooden Nutcracker. His uniform is trim and polished to perfection and his eyes dance with delight; a perfect stocking stuffer or memory maker for the family! Order now and pick up at the show!