The Nutcracker

Dec 09 to Dec 17
1:00 PM, 4:30 PM, 7:00 PM
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The Nutcracker

We invite you to the most famous Christmas Party of all time as you attend The Nutcracker  where the possibility of dreams, the magic of Christmas and the wonder of the child merge through young Clara's adventures with mechanical dolls, life-size rats, and whirling Kingdoms of Snow and Sweets.  Help Clara rescue her beloved Nutcracker from the Rat Queen's evil spell and discover her true destiny.

Saturday - December 9 | 7:00 pm
Sunday - December 10 (2 Shows) | 1:00 pm & 4:30 pm
Saturday - December 16 | 7:00 pm
Sunday - December 17 (2 Shows) | 1:00 pm &  4:30 pm

This Event is Brought to You By Ballet Theatre of Maryland

The Nutcracker

Ballet Theatre of Maryland produces high-caliber ballet performances that engage the mind and spirit and express Maryland's unique voice through movement. We perform a wide range of powerful quality ballets at venues throughout the state.  For more information, please see our website:

As the state’s premier professional ballet company, Ballet Theatre of Maryland:

  • Performs known and original classical and contemporary works of artistic integrity;
  • Creates new eclectic works that express both American and Maryland culture;
  • Educates the community by providing a complete training program as well as other services that make the ballet more accessible to the under-served; and
  • Preserves the tradition of the classical form, while promoting the continual evolution of dance as an art.

We conduct full-length professional ballet performances of both classical and contemporary works at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis, the Bowie Performing Arts Center, the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric in Baltimore and other presenting theaters throughout Maryland. 

Ballet Theatre of Maryland provides Maryland with rich traditional and innovative programs that entertain, inspire and enlighten through a language more powerful than words – the language of classical and contemporary American dance. Please join us for a performance!