(ATLANTIC CITY, NJ) -- For the 36th year, the Atlantic City Ballet will once again bring their spectacular holiday theatrical production of The Nutcracker to Atlantic City, Galloway, and Lakewood. The Nutcracker is a treasured classic that tells the story of a little girl named Clara who is given a magical nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve. Embarking on a wondrous journey through the Kingdom of Snow and the Land of Sweets, Clara encounters many unforgettable and timeless characters. Young and old alike will experiencethe many magical moments, of this beloved holiday ballet.
The show comes to Stockton PAC in Galloway on December 7th at 7:00pm and December 8th at 10:30am and 2:00pm. It goes from there to The Circus Maximum Theater in Atlantic City on December 15th at 7:00pm and December 16th at 4:00pm. And it's final performance is December 22nd at 7:00pm at The Strand in Lakewood where they will be accompanied by The Garden State Philharmonic.
Tickets are available online.
Founded in 1982, by International Ballerina, Phyllis Papa, the Atlantic City Ballet is comprised of professional dancers from around the world and have earned national acclaim for their technical expertise and exuberant stage presence. Although their home base is in Historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, the Ballet has performed in theaters all along the east coast and across the country. Their repertoire of original works includes such classics as A Midsummer Night's Dream, Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake but Ms. Papa is most known for her innovative works such as Dracula, Caught Up In The Swing and her full length Carmen. Since its inception, the Atlantic City Ballet has served as one of the cultural treasures of New Jersey and continues a tradition of dance excellence for future generations of ballet audiences.