The Nutcracker

Nutcracker Suite: A Duluth Tale

A virtual and broadcast production

This fresh, new version of the family favorite, choreographed and directed by Karl von Rabenau, captivates in new ways as a holiday treat. Experience young Clara’s enchanting dream as her beloved Nutcracker doll comes to life while on a holiday travel trip.

Clara encounters fairies, princes, lumberjacks, sweets-makers, and more in this joyous tale that will delight the whole family. 

The full production will be available for $20 for download on the Ballet’s website on Friday, December 18.


An abbreviated version will be broadcast on CBS 3 locally from 7 to 8 p.m. on Monday, December 21.

Nutcracker Suite: A Duluth Tale is brought to you with support from our Presenting Sponsor, National Bank of Commerce, our Season Sponsor, Essentia Health, as well as from support from Enbridge, maurices, RSM, Northwood Children’s Services, Faster Solutions, and CBS 3.