Ballet Memphis AND Memphis Symphony Orchestra Reunite!
The spectacular holiday presentation reunites Ballet Memphis with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra for four unforgettable performances. With magical costumes and original choreography created by Ballet Memphis and showcasing exquisite sets from the London City Ballet, this cast of nearly 100 professional dancers, local children and special guests transforms every performance into a special holiday memory.
What is The Nutcracker about?
One snowy Christmas Eve, at a great townhouse where a party is in full swing, local magician Herr Drosselmeyer 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.