As the lights dim and Tchaikovsky’s beautiful score fills the air, your entire family will join the young, beautiful Clara for a dreamlike journey amid colorful, larger-than-life scenery, magical toy soldiers, mischievous mice, sparkling snowflakes,
“This Nutcracker is cracking good!” raved the New York Post when American Ballet Theatre premiered this delectable holiday favorite. As the lights dim and Tchaikovsky’s beautiful score fills the air, young Clara enters a dreamlike journey amid magical toy soldiers, mischievous mice, sparkling snowflakes and a glittering Christmas tree! With an impressive cast of more than 100 performers, ABT’s The Nutcracker features set and costumes by Richard Hudson (Tony Award winner, The Lion King), with choreography by ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky. The Orange County Register praised it as a “… colorful, cinematic creation filled with spectacle, humor and eye-popping costumes.”
Music: Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky, performed by Pacific Symphony
Choreography: Alexei Ratmansky
Set and Costume Designer: Richard Hudson
Lighting Designer: Jennifer Tipton
The closest parking structure for visitors to Segerstrom Hall and Judy Morr Theater is located at the Center Tower Parking Structure, adjacent to Segerstrom Hall on Sunflower Avenue between Avenue of the Arts and Park Center Drive.
Current rates for performance parking are $10 (cash only).