Nov 01, 2011 the nutcracker december 223, 2011 benedum center revel in the wonder of pittsburghs favorite family holiday tradition. Pittsburgh ballet theatre opens the nutcracker friday. Fans of all ages love the fanciful story, swelling tchaikovsky score, and graceful choreography, and whether youve got young children or youre still a young child at heart, its truly a cant. Ballet theatre and the pittsburgh ballet theatre school. The nutcracker december 223, 2011 benedum center revel in the wonder of pittsburghs favorite family holiday tradition.
Pittsburgh ballet theatre tickets pittsburgh ballet theatre. Five lavish scene changes, 170 characters and costumes per performance, a total cast of 30 professional and nearly 150 student dancers. Nov 29, 2016 benedum center december 227 various times. Upcoming events and tickets for pittsburgh ballet theatre. Pittsburgh ballet theatre shows off its depth of talent by featuring corps dancers in some of the holiday ballets prominent roles. My sister took me to see the nutcracker at pittsburgh ballet theater at benedum center. Join marie, the nutcracker prince and a host of magical characters on an enchanted sleigh ride past swirling snowflakes to the land of the sweets. The story of the nutcracker ballet scene descriptions. We offer all your favorite characters from the nutcracker ballet in a range of decorative styles. The nutcracker benedum center ticket prices slashed by 40%.
Your favorite characters from the nutcracker ballet. The nutcracker continues to be magical in pittsburgh. The magic of the holiday season fills the benedum center stage in the nutcracker. Pittsburgh ballet announces upcoming season, promotes 3. Get ready for an unforgettable night by booking your tickets in advance today.
The room is filled with the magical christmas spirit. The house grows dark, and clara steals back into the room to look at her precious nutcracker. Pittsburgh ballet theatre announces updates to its 20202021. Hoffmanns the nutcracker and the mouse king7 characteristics of a story. Hear the story of the ballet, meet the monster characters who drive carabosses creepy chariot, and dance with us to music from the ballet. Dec 10, 2016 the nutcracker is playing at the benedum until december 27. Christmas is a time of hope, love and giving, but for kids, it is also a time for dreaming. This was tchaikovskys last ballet, from which he compiled a. Simpson joins a cast of over 250 performers from pbt and its school for this years 26performance run at the benedum center. Nov 18, 2014 capture the awe and exhilaration of the holiday season with the classic story, iconic choreography and soaring score of the nutcracker. Pittsburgh ballet theatres the nutcracker visits the mass mutual pittsburgh ice rink at ppg. This pittsburghinspired production laces the traditional.
Kids can try a fun, introductory ballet class before the show. This is a great way to get familiar with the production before the show. Thank you to yelp and pbt for allowing me the opportunity to take my family out to the ballet for, the nutcracker. Although what is seen on the stage today is different in detail from the original story, the basic plot remains the same. The pittsburgh ballet theatre is a company from pennsylvania that specializes in ballet and other related performing arts. Holiday spirit soars in pittsburgh ballet theatres nutcracker.
Cw 14, is a fairy ballet in 2 acts and 3 scenes, written and orchestrated by tchaikovsky between february 1891 and april 1892. Pittsburgh ballet theatres acclaimed production which beautifully brings to life young claras adventure through the land of sweets. Pittsburgh ballet theatre pbt has announced updates to its upcoming 20202021 season in response to programs rescheduled due to the coronavirus covid19 crisis that forced the closure of non. Falling snow, magic tricks, characters that come alive and dance after virtuoso dance. The nutcracker pittsburgh tickets the nutcracker pittsburgh tickets for many families, the time of year with the christmas spirit in the air is when they most look forward to outings together. Choose from pull puppet ornaments, nutcracker ornaments, and novelty nutcrackers.
It has been running since 1968 when it was founded by nicolas petrov and frederic franklin. Pittsburgh ballet theatre polish hill pittsburgh, pa. The pittsburgh ballet theatres 15th annual production of the nutcracker will feature performances at the benedum center through dec. Pittsburgh ballet theatres the nutcracker takes the stage. Nicholas coppula lucy trust, 10, from mccandless, is playing the role of a toy soldier in the nutcracker at the benedum center from dec. Fans of all ages love the fanciful story, swelling tchaikovsky score, and graceful choreography, and whether youve got young children or you. Nov 02, 2019 over 150 pbt students gather for costume fittings for the nutcracker ballet. Its a wonderful christmas activity to add to your list and perhaps a tradition to begin. The nutcracker is one of the grandest ballets in pittsburgh ballet theatres repertoire.
You can purchase tickets and read more about the show here. Most of it is the original 1944 choreography, but there are utah tidbits, like the bumblebees, alluding to the beehive state, who dart out of mother. In advance of the performance, the pbt will distribute online, an illustrated guide or social story to walk audience members through the theater experience from the layout of the benedum center to the characters, scenery, and music of the nutcracker production. A loved, family tradition, the pittsburgh ballet theatre amazes with dazzling scenery, a traditional tchaikovsky score, and more than 150 talented dancers. The nutcracker, benedum center, tickets for 1204 11.
Dont miss pittsburgh ballet theatres annual production of the nutcracker. Everyones favorite holiday tradition besides eggnog, maybe is returning to the stage of the benedum center this december, and tickets for all the nutcracker pittsburgh performances are on sale now. Pittsburgh ballet theatres storied history with balanchine and tchaikovsky is revived in this mixed. The nutcracker ballet story, characters, and performances.
Tickets also can be purchased at the box office at theater square. The pittsburgh ballet theatre creates a full experience from the moment. Young dancers starring in the nutcracker at the benedum. Warm up, learn basic ballet steps, and try out some nutcracker choreography. Cassidy nelson, 12, from ross, will be performing in the nutcracker at the benedum center from dec. The story was based on a childrens fairy tale by e. December 629, 20 benedum center the magic of the nutcracker illuminates the stage with more than 150 performers, hundreds of costumes and choreography that displays the versatility of pbt dancers like no other season production. Nov 29, 2016 pbt will begin its annual production of the nutcracker at the benedum center from dec. As she falls back asleep on the couch, her thoughts are filled with exciting, happy memories of the christmas eve party and the dancing dolls. The nutcracker pittsburgh ballet theatre pittsburgh. Houston ballets new nutcracker loses a star dancer. Benedum center announces pittsburgh ballet theatre. Disney returns to the ice with a brand new spectacular. Booking early is recommended to get the best seats.
He is transformed into a handsome prince and accompanies clara on her adventure. The story of a young german girl who dreams of a nutcracker prince and a fierce battle against a mouse king with seven heads. The steel citys most beloved holiday tradition is returning to the benedum center from december 4th, 2020 to december 27th, 2020, and tickets for every the nutcracker pittsburgh performance are on sale now. Casting for the nutcracker has arrived pittsburgh ballet theatre. Houston ballet principal dancer connor walsh injured an ankle during the world premiere performance of stanton welchs the nutcracker. Pittsburgh ballet theatre to premiere firstever autism. Pittsburgh ballet theatres the nutcracker 2011 youtube.
The benedum is stunning at this time of year, and this show is perfect as a family outing or a date night. Official ticket site of the pittsburgh ballet theatre, tickets to the nutcracker at the benedum center and other pbt events. The nutcracker hits the benedum center on the friday 22nd december 2017. Learn about the characters, plot, interesting facts, and upcoming performances of the nutcracker, one of the most famous classical ballets. Pittsburgh ballet theatre continues the nutcracker tradition. Over 150 pbt students gather for costume fittings for the. Ballet season opens with halloween performance of dracula. He presents clara with her nutcracker doll and is the architect of her magical adventure. Pittsburgh ballet theatres nutcracker dancers exquisitely captivating in christmas story. How pittsburgh ballet theatres nutcracker measures up to others. Dec 04, 2015 the pittsburgh ballet theatre opened the nutcracker friday night the first of 24 performances at the benedum center.
The nutcracker, benedum center tickets for fri dec 4 2020 pittsburgh ballet theatre. The nutcracker returns to benedum center dance pittsburgh. The nutcracker performed by the pittsburgh ballet theatre is a classic ballet that has been seen across the globe, and it has become a tradition that many families. Hosted by minnie and mickey mouse, worlds of enchantment is a feast of color, music, and dance featuring some of the most beloved characters, including toy storys woody and buzz, the.
Complete with growing christmas tree, falling snow and mesmerizing magic tricks, pittsburgh ballet theatres the nutcracker returns to the benedum center for a 26performance run nov. Benedum center tickets pittsburgh, pa buy now and save. Pittsburgh ballet theatre pittsburgh, pennsylvania tourism. According to a press release from the pbt, the fulllength ballet follows bram. Pittsburgh ballet theatres the nutcracker marks two milestones. North hills children part of cast for the nutcracker at the.
Local landmarks, hometown pride and soaring classical ballet will take center stage when the nutcracker transforms the benedum center into a winter. I wanted this production to be the citys own, orr said in a press release. I loved it, with all the kids in colorful, satiny dresses in the home scenes and then later, tiny ones dressed up as bees or sheep or whatever in the dream scenes. The nutcracker pittsburgh tickets the nutcracker pittsburgh tour. Its that time of year that weve all been waiting for as pittsburgh ballet theatre. Ballet company to host sensoryfriendly performance of the nutcracker by julian routh dec 22, 2014 for those with sensory sensitivities or autism spectrum disorder, a night out at the. Dazzling costumes, a largerthanlife christmas tree, more than 80 dancers and tchaikovskys glorious score make the nutcracker a cant miss. Dracula will appear on stage at the benedum center for the performing arts in pittsburgh oct. A beautiful fairy who resembles claras sister louise. Five lavish scenes, dozens of dancers and over 150 costumes make the nutcracker one of pittsburghs most cherished holiday traditions. This is the 15th year for orrs pittsburghstyled adaptation. The nutcracker ballet is based on the story the nutcracker and the king of mice written by e. Nov 30, 2015 pittsburgh ballet theatre presents the nutcracker at the benedum center for the performing arts from december 4 27. Get your the nutcracker at benedum center in pittsburgh, pa tickets today.1066 426 399 1047 212 1455 496 1609 963 1492 1311 646 302 1554 295 208 1524 1216 932 659 258 1326 1312 348 1453 839 379 1484 565 840 1452 1411 1616 1642 1421 1256 646 9 424 723 1144 660 1087