PNB brings ‘George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker’ to Seattle again

George Balanchine's The NutcrackerPacific Northwest Ballet’s sparkling production of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker returns to Seattle Center’s McCaw Hall for 38 performances from November 25 through December 28, 2016.


Featuring eye-popping colorful sets and costumes by author/illustrator Ian Falconer (known for Olivia the Pig), the production will also see Tchaikovsky’s timeless score performed live by the mighty PNB Orchestra.


This take on the beloved story of Clara and her Nutcracker prince delighted PNB’s audiences young and old when it premiered last season. Tickets to this year’s run may be purchased through the PNB Box Office at 206-441-2424, online at or in person at 301 Mercer Street.


Photo: Pacific Northwest Ballet company dancers in the snow scene from George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker. Photo by Elise Bakketun.