The Nutcracker Ballet in L.A.

The Nutcracker Ballet brings an impressive nostalgia to the vacation season that many stay up for each and every yr.  Two productions – the Lengthy Seashore Ballet and Orange County’s Segerstrom Heart for the Arts displays– have finished their runs, however in case you neglected the ones and are pleased with indoor occasions, there are nonetheless a couple of displays on the town that seize the delusion. Dance into the next this weekend (and click on hyperlinks for information on COVID-19 tips and precautions):

Los Angeles Ballet’s Nutcracker at Dolby Theater – LAB (pictured above) has been touring to quite a lot of locales all month and it finally ends up on the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood for 4 ultimate showsthis weekend , together with a Christmas Eve matinee and day after Christmas display. Set in a Spanish taste California house, the vintage tale of Clara and her Nutcracker’s vacation journey to the Land of Snow and the Palace of the Dolls by no means ceases to be magical. Those displays are additional particular too as a are living orchestra accompanies the display. Runs through Dec. 26. 6801 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood. Information and tickets at losangelesballet.org.  

Courtesy American Fresh Ballet

The American Fresh Ballet’s “Your Kingdom Awaits” – ACB is again after a two-year hiatus with a novel imagining of The Nutcracker that includes are living musicians acting the track of Tchaikovsky and an immersive display from the corporate, plus a possibility to fulfill the Sugar Plum Fairy later on. Runs through Dec. 24. 926 N. Sycamore Ave. Hollywood. Information and tickets at acbdances.com/season-x-nutcracker

(Courtesy Bob Baker Marionette Theater)

Bob Baker’s Nutcracker – The marionette adaptation has been a seasonal favourite since BB opened in 1969 for just right explanation why. Waltzing vegetation, the Nutcracker band (The Move-Move’s!), and the prince and the gorgeous Sugarplum fairy are all a part of the puppet a laugh. Ice cream for everybody after the display. 4949 York Blvd. Runs through Jan. 9.  Information and tickets at bobbakermarionettetheater.com/nutcracker. 

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Updated: December 23, 2021 — 4:34 pm