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If you're happy to travel

You can catch The Nutcracker at James K Polk Theater in Nashville, showing Dec 7, 2019

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The Nutcracker is also touring to:

Kitchener

Sat 28th Dec 2019

$100

Hamilton

Sat 7th Dec 2019

$90

High Point

Sat 21st Dec 2019

$95

San Antonio

Sat 14th Dec 2019

$65

View the entire The Nutcracker tour

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Iowa State Center, 1805 Center Dr #102, Ames, IA 50011

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Closed December 9, 2018

Delighting audiences since 1981

Why See The Nutcracker?

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Since 1981, Iowa State Center's glittering production of The Nutcracker has been a local favorite and this year is no different! With Choreography from Robert and Miyoko Kato Thomas of Robert Thomas Dancenter, glorious sets and costumes and Tchaikovsky's unforgettable score, don't miss your chance to see this treasured holiday tradition!

One of the best Holiday Shows

The Nutcracker is one of the country's favorite Christmas events, and one of the most performed ballets in the world with productions taking place each Christmas in London, New York City and right here!

The story of The Nutcracker was originally written by E.T.A. Hoffmann, however, the beautiful score which accompanies this world-famous ballet was created by Tchaikovsky and received its debut over 100 years ago in 1892. An evening spent at a performance of this enchanting Holiday classic by your local ballet company is the perfect way to welcome in Christmas with the whole family!

What is The Nutcracker about?

One snowy Christmas Eve, at a great townhouse where a party is in full swing, local magician Herr Drosselmeyer arrives with gifts for the children, including a wooden nutcracker for Clara, the oldest child. When the clock strikes twelve an adventure begins and the Nutcracker comes to life, leading our heroine Clara into a war between mice and tin soldiers, and into the enchanted Land of Sweets where a festival awaits them.

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Performance date: 8 December 2018

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Suitable for the whole family

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