Audience Production Guides

Brush up on the historic and artistic context for the production, and prepare to take it all in at the theater.

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The Nutcracker

This year, PBT’s Pittsburgh-inspired The Nutcracker celebrates its 15th anniversary onstage. Learn more about the inspiration and creative process for Artistic Director Terrence S. Orr’s unique interpretation of this holiday classic. View The Nutcracker Audience Guide here.

For kids: check out our Activity Guide to the Ballet for The Nutcracker here


All 2016-2017 Season Guides

Giselle with the PBT Orchestra

What are the Wilis? How does Giselle use the language of flowers? Why do audiences still love this ballet, even though it’s almost two centuries old? Find out in our new Giselle Audience Guide!


Guides for Previous Productions

La Bayadère
Cinderella
Coppelia
Don Quixote
Le Corsaire
The Sleeping Beauty
Swan Lake