ABOUT THE SHOW
Enjoy the holiday season with Twin Cities most authentic Russian classical version of Nutcracker, set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless music, performance is faithful to the original Marius Petipa choreography.
TICKET PRICE RANGE $23-37
One hours and 40 minutes with one 20-minute intermission
Eden Prairie Performing Arts Center
17185 Valley View Road, Eden Prairie, MN 55346
Fri, Dec 17th | 7:00pm
Sat, Dec 18th | 2:00pm & 7:00pm
Sun, Dec 19th | 1:00pm
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