‘Tis the season for sugarplums and toy soldiers! The Nutcracker returns to NJPAC in a sumptuous, traditional production starring Ukraine’s acclaimed National Ballet Theatre of Odessa.

The Nutcracker is a favorite of generations of children—and children at heart. This treasured holiday fairytale follows a young girl’s journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes and an army of mice! Tchaikovsky’s beloved score delivers heaps of Christmas spirit: “Waltz of the Flowers,” “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy,” “Waltz of the Snowflakes” and more.

Featuring the original choreography by Marius Petipa with spectacular sets and lavish costumes, this Nutcracker is a truly magical experience the entire family is sure to love.