NEW JERSEY BALLET
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
GARY S. FAGIN conductor
Our annual seasonal favorite enchants youngsters and grown-ups alike with splendid dancing, live orchestra, eye-popping special effects and a touch of holiday magic.
TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker
Based on The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by E.T.A. Hoffman.
This year marks the 49th anniversary of New Jersey Ballet’s Nutcracker, the longest-running original professional production in the state. Since 1971, the company has given approximately 800 Nutcracker performances in theaters throughout New Jersey, with more than 5,000 dancers and children, and more than a million viewers. Many in the audience who saw the production as children now bring their own children and grandchildren to see this cherished holiday tradition.
Tickets: $29, $39, $49, $59, $69
A limited $30 add-on for matinee performances includes an opportunity to take a peek backstage and to take your picture on the throne with the Sugar Plum, Clara and Nutcracker.
For tickets, buy online at mayoarts.org or contact the Mayo Performing Arts Center box office at 973.539.8008.
News 12 New Jersey, Dec 13—Mayo Performing Arts Center plays host to Christmas classic ‘The Nutcracker’
Presented by New Jersey Ballet, in collaboration with Mayo Performing Arts Center and New Jersey Symphony Orchestra.
New Jersey Ballet’s extensive performance schedule is made possible in part by support from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation; The Star-Ledger and by other generous corporate, foundation and individual contributors.