THE NUTCRACKER CHARLOTTE'S HOLIDAY TRADITION December 1-3, 2017 | Halton Theater BUY SINGLE TICKETS NOW The
Charlotte Youth Ballet brings to the stage its 36th annual holiday classic production of Tchaikosvky's The Nutcracker featuring the choreography of Charlotte legend Gay
Porter and Bridget Young.
The story opens as the Stahlbaum family welcomes friends and family to their annual Christmas gala. Their grand home is adorned with festive
decorations, at the center of which is a spectacular Christmas tree. When the mysterious Dr. Drosselmeyer arrives baring gifts, all the children are enchanted by the
mechanical Nutcracker that he gives to young Clara. Fritz, in a fit of jealousy, grabs the Nutcracker from his sister and as it crashes to the floor... the magic begins!