Festival Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker

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Presented by Festival Ballet Theatre at Irvine Barclay Theatre, Irvine CA

Dec 08 - 24
Festival Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker

A cherished holiday classic, perfect for all ages.

Create holiday memories for your family by sharing the magic of The Nutcracker.

Festival Ballet Theatre’s family-friendly breathtaking production features superb colorful scenery and dazzling costumes, which make this age-old tradition sparkle like new. Be swept away by Tchaikovsky’s iconic score as the Sugar Plum Fairy, our heroine Clara, and a cast of hundreds take you on a magical journey to mystical lands. This full-length traditional production is choreographed and directed by

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$45 to $90

Contact: 949-854-4646

Email: tickets@thebarclay.org

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Additional time info:

*FAMILY NIGHT: Friday, December 14, 2017 @ 7:00 PM
Save $10 per ticket when purchasing four or more tickets. Discount will automatically apply at checkout.

Festival Ballet Theatre Season Package 2018-2019

Nutcracker Tea Party

(Limited number of tickets available)

Guests will enjoy tea, lemonade, finger sandwiches and sweet treats with Clara herself… champagne for the grown-ups as well. Clara will join in as the story of the Nutcrcaker ballet and the magical adventure is told. Expect a special appearance by the Nutcracker Prince and his archenemy, the Mouse King, too!

Photo opportunities and a party favor for each guest included.

Party is held at the Barclay’s Jade Room.

Adults & Seniors – additional $30 (select “Adult w/Tea” or “Senior w/Tea” from dropdown menu)
Students & Children Under 21 – additional $25 (select “Under 21 w/Tea” from dropdown menu)

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm (PARTY START TIME: 4PM)
Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm (PARTY START TIME: 6PM)
Sunday, December 9, 2018 @ 1:00 (PARTY START TIME: 12PM)
Friday, December 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm (PARTY START TIME: 6PM)
Saturday, December 15, 2018 @ 2:00 and 7:00 pm (PARTY START TIME: 1PM & 6PM)
Sunday, December 16, 2018 @ 1:00 and 6:00 pm (PARTY START TIME: 12PM & 5PM)
Friday, December 21, 2018 @ 2:00 and 7:00 pm (PARTY START TIME: 1PM & 6PM)
Saturday, December 22, 2018 @ 2:00 and 7:00 pm (PARTY START TIME: 1PM & 6PM)
Sunday, December 23, 2018 @ 1:00 and 6:00 pm (PARTY START TIME: 12PM & 5PM)
Monday, December 24, 2018 @ 11am (PARTY START TIME: 10am)

Please contact the Box Office directly at 949.854.4646 or tickets@thebarclay.org for assistance.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Irvine Barclay Theatre

4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA 92612

Full map and directions


The nearest parking structure is at the corner of Campus and West Peltason, and is right next to the theatre. Parking: $10 – Please note that the parking structure is operated by UCI and not by Irvine Barclay Theatre.


    • Assisted Listening System
    • Wheelchair Access

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