George Balanchine’s

The Nutcracker®

December 11 – 26, 2021
Keller Auditorium

Since 1989, OBT has thrilled Portland audiences with its annual performances of the Nutcracker. Last year this cherished tradition was suspended leaving an empty stage in place of our beloved production. As we return to a more familiar world, we do so with a sense that nothing can be taken for granted – especially a time honored tradition that connects us through music and dance. We raise a glass and welcome the return of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®. Once again we will join Marie and her charming Nutcracker Prince as they are swept away by dancing snowflakes to a magical land of sweets ruled by the Sugar Plum Fairy and all to the music of Tchaikovsky’s brilliant score!

Showtimes & Tickets

15 shows including 9 with the OBT Orchestra.

= denotes performances with live Orchestra.

Week 1

Saturday, Dec. 11 | 2:00 PM
Saturday, Dec. 11 | 7:30 PM
Sunday, Dec. 12 | 12:00 PM
Sunday, Dec. 12 | 5:30 PM

Week 2

Friday, Dec. 17 | 7:30 PM
Saturday, Dec. 18 | 2:00 PM
Saturday, Dec. 18 | 7:30 PM
Sunday, Dec. 19 | 12:00 PM
Sunday, Dec. 19 | 5:30 PM

Week 3

Wednesday, Dec. 22 | 2:00 PM
Wednesday, Dec. 22 | 7:30 PM
Thursday, Dec. 23 | 2:00 PM
Thursday, Dec. 23 | 7:30 PM
Friday, Dec. 24 | 12:00 PM (Christmas Eve)
Sunday, Dec. 26 | 12:00 PM

Advance tickets available now to 2021/22 season subscribers only. Learn more HERE

Individual tickets will go on sale July 1, 2021.


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