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Experience the enchantment of The Nutcracker brought to life by the talented Ballet Theatre of Scranton at The Theater at North! Immerse yourself in the world of sugarplum fairies and toy soldiers as they come to life and dazzle on stage. Beginning in 1976, this timeless holiday tale has been a cherished tradition in Lackawanna County for more than four decades and is presented with love and dedication by the astonishing performers of the Ballet Theatre of Scranton.


Join the Ballet Theatre of Scranton over Thanksgiving weekend as they continue their longstanding tradition of offering this spectacular performance as a gift to the community, absolutely free of charge! Let the magic of The Nutcracker fill your heart and kickstart your holiday spirit. Don't miss out on this unforgettable tradition!


The Nutcracker by the Ballet Theatre of Scranton is recognized by Dance Magazine as the only ballet production of its kind in the United States. It's honored with the Hometown Star SAGE Award from The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce and a first-place Pocono Northeast Award. With 100+ dancers, professional sets and costumes, and captivating effects, it has entertained over 350,000 people during its history, including educational performances to over 12,000 school students.


The Nutcracker will be performed by the Ballet Theatre of Scranton a total of six times over three days, from Friday, November 24th to Sunday, November 26th. There will be two showtimes each day, at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM.


Tickets are offered to the general public on a first-come, first-served basis at The Theater at North box office, free of charge, starting two hours before each performance.

For more details or to inquire about advanced reserved seating options, please reach out to the Ballet Theatre of Scranton at (570) 347-2867 or via email at


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