Held Saturday, December 14 at 2 and 7 p.m. & and Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 2 p.m.
Join the WSO and the Laurel Ballet Company on a magical, musical trip to the land of the Sugarplum Fairy, waltzing snowflakes and enchanted toys. You’ll experience Tchaikovsky’s magical score performed by the full orchestra. Whether going to The Nutcracker Ballet is a family tradition or a once-in-a-lifetime visit, the experience will warm your spirit and stay with you forever. This year’s production includes a spectacular growing Christmas tree and a live-action sword fight between two fencing masters.
Eleanor Tornblom is the Artistic Director of the production.
Sugarplum Fairy: Ashlyn Mough & Veronica Scanlan
Clara: Alaina Nuzzo, Juliana Matteo, Arielle Teppert
Snow Queen: Kylie Smith, Raina Slater
Nutcracker Prince: Aaron Bellofatto
Out & About: Magic of ‘The Nutcracker’ returns to The Palace stage Tribune Review December 16, 2019
Westmoreland talent fills out Laurel Ballet’s annual ‘Nutcracker’ production Tribune Review December 5, 2019
“The Nutcracker’ at the Palace brings community together each holiday season Pittsburgh Post Gazette December 5, 2019
Symphony, ballet celebrate 25 years of ‘Nutcracker’ collaboration Tribune Review December 6, 2018
Video: Nutcracker Behind-the-Scenes Steel City News December 4, 2018
Two area ballet companies will spin Nutcracker’s Magical Spell Tribune Review November 29, 2018
Laurel Ballet students gain poise, skill, as they progress through ‘Nutcracker’ roles Tribune Review November 27, 2018
Laurel Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ will feature Mother of Sorrows students Tribune Review November 23, 2018