Musicals: 2014 / 2015 Season


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182 South Main St, Akron, OH 44308


Ended 6 Dec 2015 after 8 days

Christine Meneer's version - as well as her engaging choreography - capture the audience and transport it for a couple of hours into a magical, wonderful, escapist wonderland.

Roger Durbin, West Side Leader

Closed 6 Dec 2015

One of Akron's best Holiday Shows

Starting from Thanksgiving weekend, prepare to be transported to a captivating and magical Winter wonderland as the Ballet Theatre of Ohio's annual production of The Nutcracker comes to town! This local production has been named by you, the public, as Akron's top Holiday Show in a vote conducted by the Akron Beacon Journal and is enjoyed year after year by hundreds of families.

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.

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Opening night: 28 November 2015

Closing night: 6 December 2015


Suitable for all ages

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