MBT's 30th Anniversary Season of The Nutcracker

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Presented by Metropolitan Ballet Theatre at Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, Rockville MD

Nov 30 - Dec 09, 2018

MBT's 30th Anniversary Season of The Nutcracker

Metropolitan Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker is a fun family tradition that will lift your spirits this holiday season!

Metropolitan Ballet Theatre has been presenting the full-length traditional staging of The Nutcracker since 1989. Year after year audiences are enchanted by MBT’s performances which feature student and professional dancers, fabulous costumes, and beautiful scenery including a Christmas tree that seemingly grows forever, magical dancing dolls, marching toy soldiers, giant mice, a dazzling blizzard with dancing snowflakes and a land of luscious sweets.

-All tickets are general admission.

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*Friday, Nov 30, 5:30 pm: Special Opening Night Sneak Peek Working Dress Rehearsal Performance
*Saturday, Dec 1 & 8, 1pm & 5pm
*Sunday, Dec 2 & 9, 1pm & 5pm

Adult Advance Ticket, General Admission – $28/person

Senior/Student/Child Advance Ticket, General Admission – $24/person

Group Rate Ticket (minimum of 10 tickets) – $19/person

MBT’s shorter-length The Nutcracker Suite will be performed Dec 1 & 8 at 10am. For more information about this event, visit www.mbtdance.org/performances/nutcrackersuite/.

Tickets can be purchased through Brown Paper Tickets, or by calling the MBT office at 301-762-1757. Tickets will can also be purchased at the door pending availability.

Contact: 301-762-1757

Email: contact@mbtdance.org

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Attention Girl Scouts! Earn your Nutcracker Patch by attending one of our special “Chats” for Girl Scouts and other students after the 1pm performances on December 1st, 2nd, & 9th. Stay in your seats after the performance for our “Patch Chat”! MBT Commemorative Nutcracker patches (3.5″ round patches) are available for $3 at the gift table in the lobby or in advance by calling 301-762-1757.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • Preview of MBT's The Nutcracker.


Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center

51 Mannakee St., Rockville, MD 20850

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