When & Where
Sat, December 09, 2023, 12:30am
Boston Ballet - The Nutcracker: Live in Boston. Catch this stunning event on Dec 8, 2023 7:30pm. Grab your tickets now!
The Boston Ballet is an American professional classical ballet company based in Boston, Massachusetts. The company, founded in 1963 by E. Virginia Williams, and Sydney Leonard, was the first professional repertory ballet company in New England. Boston Ballet’s national and international reputation developed under the leadership of Artistic Directors Violette Verdy, Bruce Marks, and Anna-Marie Holmes. Current Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen was selected to lead Boston Ballet in September 2001. Mikko Nissinen leads the company, and there is also Boston Ballet School, the largest ballet school in North America, The Executive Director is Meredith Hodges.
The Nutcracker is an 1892 two-act ballet, originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov with a score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The libretto is adapted from E. T. A. Hoffmann's story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King".