The Nutcracker

The Magical Holiday Tradition!

The dazzling world of The Nutcracker returns to the Benedum Center this December. Set in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh, The Nutcracker sweeps audiences into a thrilling journey with Marie and the Nutcracker Prince as they travel through sparkling snow into the Land of Enchantment. Experience spectacular dance at its finest, colorful characters, gorgeous costumes, stunning scenery and the iconic Tchaikovsky score as you are whisked into the most delightful time of the year.

Choreography and Concept: Terrence S. Orr | Music: P.I. Tchaikovsky


Artists: David O’Matz and Ariana Chernyshev | Photography: Michael Henninger

Performance Times

Friday, December 6, 2024 – 11:00 AM – Student Matinee

Friday, December 6, 2024 – 7:00 PM

Saturday, December 7, 2024 – 2:00 PM

Saturday, December 7, 2024 – 7:00 PM

Sunday, December 8, 2024 – 12:00 PM

Sunday, December 8, 2024 – 4:30 PM

Friday, December 13, 2024 – 7:00 PM

Saturday, December 14, 2024 – 2:00 PM

Saturday, December 14, 2024 – 7:00 PM

Sunday, December 15, 2024 – 12:00 PM

Sunday, December 15, 2024 – 4:30 PM – Sensory-friendly Performance

Thursday, December 19, 2024 – 7:00 PM

Friday, December 20, 2024- 7:00 PM

Saturday, December 21, 2024 – 2:00 PM

Saturday, December 21, 2024 – 7:00 PM

Sunday, December 22, 2024 – 12:00 PM

Sunday, December 22, 2024 – 4:30 PM

Monday, December 23, 2024 – 7:00 PM

Thursday, December 26, 2024 – 2:00 PM

Thursday, December 26, 2024 – 7:00 PM

Friday, December 27, 2024 – 2:00 PM