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You can catch Atlanta Ballet - The Nutcracker at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, showing Dec 5 - 30, 2020

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You can catch Atlanta Ballet - The Nutcracker at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, showing December 5 - 30, 2020

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Closed December 24, 2019

It was as fast and upbeat as a Pixar movie, its story line crafted to engage even the youngest, media-saturated minds from start to finish.

Cynthia Bond Perry, Arts Atlanta

Why See Atlanta Ballet - The Nutcracker?

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A Classic Christmas Treat

Atlanta Ballet's Nutcracker has a new home! This all-new production returns to delight families, this time taking place in the grand Cobb Performing Arts Centre. Scored by the iconic music of Tchaikovsky, this show is a wondrous adventure that has thrilled audiences the world over for over one hundred years. The story follows young Marya as she's led through magical lands my her Nutcracker doll, which has sprung magically to life.

WHAT IS The Nutcracker ABOUT?

We open on Christmas Eve, in the Stahlbaum house. There's music and presents and food, and the three Stahlbaum children are beside themselves with joy at the wonder of it all. There's even more excitement on the horizon though, heralded by the arrival at the door of local magician Drosselmeyer. He brings bearing gifts for the children, including a wooden nutcracker.

The Nutcracker is far from an ordinary present, and when one of the children, Marya, sneaks down in the middle of the night to check on her new favorite toy, she's amazed to see it has come to life. The Nutcracker whisks Marya away on an adventure which will lead her into a war between mice and gingerbread men and through the Land of Sweets, ruled over by the Sugar Plumb Fairy.

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Opening night: 7 December 2019


Suitable for audiences of all ages

Run time

Two hours, including a 25-minute intermission

Cast and Creative


Choreography by Yuri Possokhov
Set designs by Tom Pye
Projection design by Finn Ross
Costume design by Sandra Woodall
Lighting design by David Finn

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Anonymous: “program”

I paid $10.00 for a program and it did not mention the name of the composer.... more

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