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The Akron Nutcracker

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The Akron Nutcracker

December 22 & 23, 2022 7:30pm

The Dance Institute at The University of Akron presents The Akron Nutcracker in collaboration with Verb “Ohio Contemporary Ballet” and the Akron Symphony on December 22 & 23, 2022 at E.J. Thomas Hall. This local twist on the traditional Nutcracker reflects Akron’s history and celebrates the city’s cultural diversity. The production, now in its second year, features stunning sets of Akron landmarks in the 1930’s created by community artists and video projections inspired by sights around the world. Maestro Christopher Wilkins brings to life Tchaikovsky’s magical score as the story unfolds at Stan Hywet, the home of the Seiblerling family on Christmas eve. This holiday tradition will bring families the joy of The Nutcracker with iconic Akron nostalgia.

The artistic vision for this production is led by Dr. Margaret Carlson and is produced by the Dance Institute at The University of Akron.

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December 22 , 2022 7:30PM

December 23, 2022 – Cancelled due to inclement weather


E.J. Thomas Hall
198 Hill St
Akron, OH 44325


$23 – $43
Ticket fees apply

Call the E. J. Box Office at 330-972-7570
10AM – 4PM Monday-Friday

Order online through Ticketmaster, fees apply


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