LAFAYETTE, La- Lafayette Ballet Theatre will present two performances of "The Nutcracker" at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, in the Heymann Performing Arts Center.
Tickets are available now through the Heymann Center Box Office or any Ticketmaster outlet. Call or visit Heymann Center Box Office between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and on weekends during scheduled events, or visit http://www.heymanncenter.com/event/the-nutcracker/ or www.ticketmaster.com anytime. Tickets are priced according to seat location, as follows: 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 150 children studying ballet in local academies. The show promises 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.
Tickets for "Land of the Sweets" are $25 and are only available through Lafayette Ballet Theatre. No additional fees apply. For tickets to "Land of the Sweets," call 337-262-0444.