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Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents The Nutcracker
George Balanchine's The Nutcracker®
McCaw HallPacific Northwest Ballet Performance
12/3/2017 12:30 PM


Featuring choreography by George Balanchine, Tchaikovsky’s timeless score performed by the PNB Orchestra, amazing new sets and costumes by children’s author/illustrator Ian Falconer (Olivia the Pig), and more than 150 roles, George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® is the must-see event of the holiday season.

Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography: George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust
Staging: Judith Fugate, with Peter Boal and Garielle Whittle
Scenic & Costume Design: Ian Falconer
Lighting Design: James F. Ingalls

Approximate running time: 2 hours and 5 minutes, with 1 intermission
Intermission length: approximately 25 minutes

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