Announcing Casting for The Nutcracker

Casting for The Nutcracker has arrived! It’s the most magical time of the year as Marie and her Nutcracker prince journey to the Land of Enchantment encountering the Snow Queen and King, the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier, and the cast of memorable characters, performed by the talented artists of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School.

View the full cast list here.

The Nutcracker returns to the Benedum Center December 10-29, 2021.

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Explore The Nutcracker

  • Watch: View the trailer here.
  • For Kids: Download The Nutcracker Children’s Guide for a kid-friendly synopsis and games or register for our virtual Dance the Story event on Dec. 9.
  • Synopsis & More: Read the story of the ballet, the history of the music and costumes, and more here. Find even more free virtual programs, videos and in-theater programs here.