The Nutcracker by The Royal Ballet

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The Nutcracker by The Royal Ballet

Get in the spirit of the season with a recorded virtual performance of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, performed by the United Kingdom’s internationally renowned Royal Ballet. This program can be viewed from 7am on Saturday, December 16, through 11:30pm on Sunday, December 17. Register at to receive a link to watch the performance. 

With sumptuous period designs, spellbinding stage effects, and Tchaikovsky’s iconic score, the 2016 performance of The Nutcracker will enchant audiences of all ages. Performed by Britain's flagship ballet company, registrants can expect to see some of the most elite ballerinas in this performance.

Questions about this program can be emailed to Carol at

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present (ILP), a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering premier events. ILP is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

ILP is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations, please email