Oklahoma City, OK, November 2, 2021: Oklahoma City Ballet will stage its holiday performances of The Nutcracker presented by Devon Energy at Civic Center Music Hall, December 11-19, 2021 for an 8-show performance run.

This beloved holiday classic choreographed by Artistic Director Robert Mills stays true to the original libretto that premiered in 1892 at the Marinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg. OKCPHIL will perform Tchaikovsky’s familiar score live at every performance, and new this year, Canterbury Voices will provide vocals during the iconic snowflake scene.

Single tickets start at $30 and are available now through Oklahoma City Ballet and Civic Center Box offices. They are also available online at www.okcballet.org.

Guests can purchase separate tickets to the family-friendly fundraising event, “The Nutcracker Tea in the Kingdom of Sweets,” which will be held in the Meinders Hall of Mirrors at the Civic Center Music Hall on Saturday, December 18, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tickets to “The Nutcracker Tea” are $50 and will go on sale November 15. Sponsorships are available now by calling 405-843-9898.

One hour prior to each performance, the lobby will open for guests to shop at The Nutcracker Boutique, featuring more than 50 different nutcrackers, holiday gifts, and Oklahoma City Ballet merchandise. The lobby will also include an interactive photo booth.

Audiences at Oklahoma City Ballet performances will be required to wear masks while inside the Civic Center Music Hall, but are not required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test.

Performances of The Nutcracker will take place on Saturday, Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 12 at 2 p.m.; Friday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 18 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 19 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets may be purchased by calling Oklahoma City Ballet 405-848-TOES (8637), online at www.okcballet.org, or by calling the Civic Center Box office at 405-297-2264. All performances take place at the Civic Center Music Hall, 201 North Walker, Oklahoma City. The Oklahoma City Ballet Box Office is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is located at 6800 North Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City.

For more information, tickets, and list of available performances, call 405-838-TOES (8637), visit okcballet.org, or follow Oklahoma City Ballet on social media @okcballet.