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Festival Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker in Irvine

DATES: Saturday, December 10 - Saturday, December 24

DECEMBER 10-24, 2022

Festival Ballet Theatre’s family-friendly breathtaking production features superb colorful scenery and dazzling costumes, which make this age-old tradition sparkle like new. Be swept away by Tchaikovsky’s iconic score as the Sugar Plum Fairy, our heroine Clara, and a cast of hundreds take you on a magical journey to mystical lands.

This full-length traditional production is choreographed and directed by Festival Ballet Theatre’s Artistic Director, Salwa Rizkalla, and features world-renowned guest artists, FBT’s professional company dancers, and exceptional young talent from across the Southland.

Pre-Show Nutcracker Tea Party
Guests can enjoy gourmet finger sandwiches, petit fours and scones with tea and lemonade before the show. Characters from the Nutcracker ballet will join the party too. Photo ops and party favor for each guest included. Limited number of tickets available.

Performance Dates:

Saturday, December 10, 2022 @ 1:00 pm
Saturday, December 10, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
Sunday, December 11, 2022 @ 1:00 pm
Sunday, December 11, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
Saturday, December 17, 2022 @ 1:00 pm
Saturday, December 17, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
Sunday, December 18, 2022 @ 1:00 pm
Sunday, December 18, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
Thursday, December 22, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
Friday, December 23, 2022 @ 6:00pm
Saturday, December 24, 2022 @ 11:00 am


Saturday, December 10
Saturday, December 24


4242 Campus Dr.
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 854-4646

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