San Francisco Ballet "Nutcracker"

Responsible for around forty percent of annual venue in ballet companies throughout North America, The Nutcracker has been a must-see production for decades. Originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov with a score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, it has gone on to become one of Tchaikovsky's most famous compositions. In San Francisco, audiences have been mesmerized with The Nutcracker since it premiered on Christmas Eve 1944 at the War Memorial Opera House. Experience San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker to know what audiences have been flocking to see for nearly 75 years this holiday season, featuring an expanded schedule that includes family performances to help accommodate all guests.

If You Go:
When: Saturday, December 10 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 11 at 2 p.m. and at 7 p.m.
Where: War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102
Cost: $188 – $498