‘Tis the season for holiday productions and nothing comes quite close to a classic Nutcracker performance. This year, there are plenty of theaters presenting their version of the classic and some with a twist. Whichever version suits you and your family, be sure to check out one of these showings and support your local Atlanta arts communities.
When: November 24th-December 3rd
Where: Byers Theatre in Sandy Springs
Audience members are treated to a classic performance of The Nutcracker by both professional dancers and students from Roswell Dance Theatre and Tolbert Yilmaz School of Dance at the Byers Theatre in Sandy Springs.
When: November 16th-18th
Where: Eagle Theatre in Sugar Hill
Join Fleetwood Dance Theater November 16th – 18th at The Eagle Theatre, as we celebrate our 25th Anniversary of The Nutcracker!
When: December 8th-26th
Where: Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
Atlanta Ballet makes a long-awaited return to the theatre stage to present Yuri Possokhov’s The Nutcracker. Featuring larger-than-life sets, bold costumes, and striking video projections, this world-class production will be presented at The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.
When: December 3rd
Where: The Fox Theatre
This fun twist on the classic, the Hip Hop Nutcracker comes to the Fox Theatre for one night only and features the same traditional Nutcracker story with a hip-hop flair. Families of all backgrounds are sure to enjoy an urban take on the beloved tale through upbeat dance, a DJ, and a violinist.
When: December 16th and 17th
Where: Roswell, GA
The Academy Performing Ensemble is pleased to present our 20th annual production of The Children’s Nutcracker. Experience the magic of Christmas Eve through Clara’s eyes: toys come to life, an epic battle ensues and we journey through the Magical Forest and Land of Sweets. This beloved holiday tradition is fun for the whole family!
When: November 24th-26th
Where: Gas South Arena
Ring in the holidays with the Northeast Atlanta Ballet’s classic rendition of E.T.A. Hoffman’s tale, “The Nutcracker”. Join Clara and her Nutcracker prince as they set out on a wonder-filled journey to battle the mouse kind and travel through the Land of the Snowflakes and Kingdom of Sweets to meet the Sugar Plum Fairy. This family-friendly production features the familiar classical music of Tchaikovsky. Our elaborate production is sure to please audience members of all ages.
When: November 30th-December 3rd
Where: Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, Marietta
Be sure to check out other holiday happenings around Atlanta in our Atlanta Holiday Guide.
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