Lafayette Ballet Theatre will present two performances of “The Nutcracker” in December.
The ballet will be performed at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, in the Heymann Performing Arts Center.
Tickets are available now through the Heymann Center Box Office or any Ticketmaster outlet. To get tickets online, go here: http://www.heymanncenter.com/event/the-nutcracker/ or www.ticketmaster.com anytime.
Tickets are priced according to seat location: front orchestra, $58; back orchestra, $50; first balcony, $43, second balcony, $30. Prices listed do not include Ticketmaster fees.
This full-length classical ballet in two acts features Lafayette Ballet Theatre professional company dancers, principal guest artists from the Pacific Northwest Ballet (Seattle) and approximately 150 children studying ballet in local academies. Audiences will enjoy a magical experience as talented artists, dazzling stage sets, spectacular special effects and Peter Tchaikovsky’s delightful musical score bring this engaging E.T.A. Hoffmann tale to life before their eyes!
An Acadiana tradition, this ballet presented this year by Lafayette Ballet Theatre only has sold out in the past, so organizers are advising patrons to purchase tickets early to ensure availability.
For information about student discounts and group rates, contact the Heymann Box Office at 337-291-5555.