The Cincinnati Ballet presents 'The Nutcracker' at the Aronoff

By Alli Walker for CityBeat

The Cincinnati Ballet stretched and practiced their pirouettes just in time for this holiday season's return of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker." Enter a world of magic and wonder as Clara helps the Nutcracker win the war against the Mouse King before embarking on an adventure to see the Sugar Plum Fairy.

A celebration awaits once the Sugar Plum Fairy finds out Clara saved the Nutcracker, who was, in reality, a prince. Clara has the trip of a lifetime in just one night, but was it all a dream? Decide for yourself once you see this production of the holiday classic. Through Dec. 23. Tickets start at $31. Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., Downtown. cballet.org.

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