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If you're happy to travel

You can catch The Nutcracker at Touhill Performing Arts Center in St Louis, showing Until Dec 23, 2018

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The Nutcracker is also touring to:

Lexington

Fri 14th Dec 2018

$205

Bloomington

Fri 14th Dec 2018

$170

Kitchener

Fri 28th Dec 2018

$50

High Point

Wed 19th Dec 2018

$135

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201 SW Jefferson Ave, Peoria, IL 61602

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Closed December 9, 2018

Winner of Peoria Magazines' Best Theater Production award in 2017!

Why See The Nutcracker?

Join Peoria Ballet for their splendid production of The Nutcracker, with all new choreography from Artistic Director Jorge Laico and accompaniment from the Heartland Festival Orchestra playing Tchaikovsky's exquisite score!

One of the best Holiday Shows

The Nutcracker is one of the country's favorite Christmas events, and one of the most performed ballets in the world with productions taking place each Christmas in London, New York City and right here!

The story of The Nutcracker was originally written by E.T.A. Hoffmann, however, the beautiful score which accompanies this world-famous ballet was created by Tchaikovsky and received its debut over 100 years ago in 1892. An evening spent at a performance of this enchanting Holiday classic by your local ballet company is the perfect way to welcome in Christmas with the whole family!

What is The Nutcracker about?

One snowy Christmas Eve, at a great townhouse where a party is in full swing, local magician Herr Drosselmeyer arrives with gifts for the children, including a wooden nutcracker for Clara, the oldest child. When the clock strikes twelve an adventure begins and the Nutcracker comes to life, leading our heroine Clara into a war between mice and tin soldiers, and into the enchanted Land of Sweets where a festival awaits them.

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Performance date: 8 December 2018

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Suitable for the whole family

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