Balanchine’s “The Nutcracker”
Wright Fine Arts Center
The Alabama Ballet will present George Balanchine’s “The Nutcracker” through Dec. 22 at the Wright Fine Arts Center on the campus of Samford University in Homewood. The professional company of 38 dancers remains one of only seven companies in the world granted the right to perform this holiday classic by the Balanchine Trust. Performed to Balanchine’s exacting specifications, this show’s dazzling choreography, opulent costumes and extravagant sets make it a production like no other. Tickets are $20-$55. Show times are at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20-21 and at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 21-22. For more information, visit www.alabamaballet.org.