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The Nutcracker Ballet at the Boston Opera House

This winter, be transported to a world where sugar plum fairies illuminate forest groves and where a little girl's Christmas dreams unfold right in front of your eyes. Scintillating color and costumes swirl around the stage in the absolutely timeless classic The Nutcracker, performed by the Boston Ballet.


Whether this is your first encounter with dancing mice and toy soldiers or your 20th time witnessing pure on-point magic, the global language of this performance is undeniable.


Did you know that The Nutcracker Ballet's first debuted at the Maryinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia on December 18, 1892? The world premiere took place a century plus later on November 23, 2012 by our very own Boston Ballet at The Boston Opera House!


Stay with us at InterContinental and come back here after the show to sip hot chocolate and get cozy in your pillowtop bed! Watch as the moonlight glints off the Boston Waterfront while you drift off to sleep with notes of Tchaikovsky dancing in your head…


November 27-December 31, 2015

Boston Opera House


The Nutcracker Ballet cast and artists are as follows:


Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Choreography: Mikko Nissinen

Set Design: Robert Perdziola

Costume Design:  Robert Perdziola

Lighting Design: Mikki Kunttu

Dramaturge: Melia Bensussen

Boston Ballet Principal Conductor: Jonathan McPhee

Principal Company Pianist/Solo Pianist: Freda Locker, Alex Foaksman

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