THE NUTCRACKER & THE TALE OF THE HARD NUT
Federal Way Performing Arts & Event Center
IN ORDER TO RESTORE PRINCESS PIRLIPAT'S
BEAUTY… and break the "Curse of Ugliness" the Mouse Queen's evil spell had cast upon her, the Princess must eat the kernel of the Magical Krakatuk Nut. Christian Elias Drosselmeyer,
as ordered by the King, must find both the Magical Krakatuk Nut and the young man who is fated to crack it open…
This season, Tacoma City Ballet celebrates its very first
production of The Nutcracker & The Tale of The Hard Nut at the Federal Way Performing Arts & Event Center. This timeless holiday classic, first presented in 1892 in St.
Petersburg, has entertained generations for over a century. Now, told in its entirety, The Tale of The Hard Nut is presented alongside the traditional Russian The Nutcracker creating a
glorious production filled with dancing, music, grand scenery and lavish costumes. Under the artistic direction of Erin M. Ceragioli, with the Tacoma City Ballet Orchestra, under the
direction of Maestro Bernard Kwiram, in the beautiful new Federal Way Performing Arts & Event Center, The Nutcracker & Tale of the Hard Nut promises to enchant your entire family
this holiday season. Experience the wonder and magic of this magnificent production – ONE OF A KIND! See Tacoma City Ballet's The Nutcracker & The Tale of The Hard Nut at the
new Federal Way Performing Arts & Event Center!