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The Nutcracker: Short & Sweet

Presented by Festival Ballet Theatre at TEMPORARILY CLOSED -Irvine Barclay Theatre, Irvine CA

Dec 19 - 23 2020
The Nutcracker:  Short & Sweet

Festival Ballet Theatre presents The Nutcracker: Short & Sweet at the Irvine Barclay Theatre.  Now more than ever, traditions like The Nutcracker are sure to spark holiday cheer.

Join us for this bite-size version of the beloved ballet featuring many favorite characters portraying the full Nutcracker story under an open-air audience tent.

Each party will have a reserved pod with seating for up to five (5) people and will be socially distanced from other groups including face coverings.


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60 minute performance without intermission |  Advance purchase |  Face coverings required

Pod pricing:
$200 Sugar Plum Prime (Center)
$175 Clara’s Corner (Front and Stage Left)
$150 Land of Sweets (Rear)

Contact: 949.854.4646


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  • Festival Ballet Theatre, Nutcracker


TEMPORARILY CLOSED -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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