Whether it was on a school field trip or a weekend outing with the grandparents, chances are you have some memory of attending a local production of “The Nutcracker.”
Today, we’re sharing how you and your family can experience that same joy in a potentially whole new way.
❄️ The Immersive Nutcracker, A Winter Miracle
Date: Now-Saturday, Dec. 31 | Times vary
📍 Lighthouse ArtSpace, 221 Burleson St.
From the team behind the Immersive Van Gogh and the upcoming Disney Animation: Immersive Experience, comes a new 40-minute holiday experience. The Immersive Nutcracker, A Winter Miracle features 500,000 cubic feet of projections that visitors can walk through. In addition to the standard show, visitors can also take part in a 45-minute dance session for all ages on select dates.
❄️ NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet!
Date: Thursday, Dec. 29 | 12 p.m., 4 p.m., and 8 p.m.
📍 Majestic Theater, 224 E. Houston St.
Experience a magical production of the holiday tale featuring stars of the Ukraine ballet performing at the highest level of classical technique. Expect to be amazed by larger-than-life puppets, breath-taking acrobatics, and dazzling costumes all under the star-lit Majestic Theater.
❄️ Ballet San Antonio’s The Nutcracker
Date: Friday, Dec. 2-Sunday, Dec. 11 | 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
📍 Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Cir.
You can’t go wrong with a classic retelling of Hoffman’s 1816 fairy tale. Go on nostalgic journey with a cast of over 100 children and other professional ballet performers.
❄️ The Children’s Nutcracker
Date: Friday, Dec. 9-Saturday, Dec. 10 | 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
📍 Lila Cockrell Theater, 200 E. Market St.
From a holiday market and photos with Santa to magical makeovers, this kid-friendly experience is straight out of a sugarplum dream. Condensed to a 1.5 hour performance, this show can captivate even the tiniest attendees.