1836 "Nutcracker"




The 1836 "Nutcracker" is returning to Portsmouth during the Music Hall and Strawbery Banke Museum's month-long Vintage Christmas celebration.

The Great Bay Academy of Dance will perform the ballet, now in its 21st season, at the Music Hall. With a unique blend of local history, period costumes and holiday tradition, this version of the classic performance is a must see.

For the younger audience, an abbreviated 45-minute "Nutcracker: In a Nutshell" will be presented on Saturday at 10 a.m.

10 percent of the proceeds from the concert will benefit a local charity.

The Vintage Christmas celebration includes much more than the 1836 "Nutcracker." You can enjoy the candlelight stroll – now in its 31st season – hosted by the Strawbery Banke Museum, the illuminated holiday parade, a number of live shows including "A Christmas Carol" at the Music Hall, the holiday tree lighting, Vintage Christmas trolley rides, Messiah Sing and much more.

For more information about Vintage Christmas and a schedule of events, visit the website.

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