Segerstrom Center for the Arts Hosts American Ballet Theatre: ‘The Nutcracker’

Segerstrom Center for the Arts – American Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker – Snowflakes – Photo by Gene Schiavone

American Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker premieres tonight, December 13th, at Segerstrom Center for the arts to carry on its beloved holiday tradition. 

Segerstrom Center for the Arts – American Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker – Herman Cornejo as Nutcracker Prince and Misty Copeland as Clara the Princess – Photo by Doug Gifford

The Segerstrom Center for the Arts has already given us so many wonderful performances this season and what better way to end the year than with Segerstrom x ABT. This year we can look forward to an array of leads for this mesmerizing ballet including, Hee Seo, Cory Stearns, Sarah Lane, Joo Won Ahn, Isabella Boylston, Aran Bell, Misty Copeland, Blaine Hoven, Christine Shevchenko, and Thomas Forster. This run is co-presented by the Center and ABT with choreography by ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky, and music by Pacific Symphony. The New York Times boasts that The Nutcracker is “A production like no other, made with complete theatrical authority from first to last.”

Segerstrom Center for the Arts – American Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker – Misty Copeland and Daniil Simkin – Photo by Doug Gifford

Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcraker is a ballet that you can enjoy year after year with friends and family. Ring in the holidays filled with this classic set in a fantasy dreamland of magical toy soldiers, mice, sparkling snowflakes and everyone’s favorite, the mesmerizing and sparkling Christmas tree. You can get your tickets now for any of the 12 performances running from December 13 through 22 in Segerstrom Hall.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts – American Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker – Misty Copeland and Daniil Simkin – Photo by Doug Gifford

Single tickets for American Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker start at $29 and are now available online at SCFTA.org, at the Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa or by calling (714) 556-2787. For inquiries about group ticket discounts for 10 or more, call the Group Services office at (714) 755-0236.

Friday, December 13 at 7:00 p.m.
Hee Seo
Cory Stearns

Saturday, December 14 at 2:00 p.m.
Sarah Lane
Joo Won Ahn*

Saturday, December 14 at 7:00 p.m.
Isabella Boylston
Aran Bell*

Sunday, December 15 at 12:30 p.m.
Hee Seo
Cory Stearns

Sunday, December 15 at 5:30 p.m.
Misty Copeland
Blaine Hoven

Wednesday, December 18 at 7:00 p.m.
Misty Copeland
Blaine Hoven

Thursday, December 19 at 7:00 p.m.
Christine Shevchenko
Thomas Forster

Friday, December 20 at 7:00 p.m.
Isabella Boylston
Aran Bell

Saturday, December 21 at 2:00 p.m.
Sarah Lane
Joo Won Ahn*

Saturday, December 21 at 7:00 p.m.
Misty Copeland
Blaine Hoven

Sunday, December 22 at 12:30 p.m.
Christine Shevchenko
Thomas Forster

Sunday, December 22 at 5:30 p.m.
Isabella Boylston
Aran Bell