Connecticut Ballet's The Nutcracker

Effective 10/26/2021, The Palace Theatre will require either proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or a negative COVID test. In other words, if you are not fully vaccinated, you must have proof of a negative COVID test to enter the performance. At the request of the CT Ballet, masks are required at all times for patrons regardless of vaccination status.

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Connecticut Ballet’s holiday blockbuster, The Nutcracker, returns for four performances on Saturday, December 18th at 2:00pm & 6:00pm and Sunday, December 19th at 1:00pm and 5:00pm. Guest stars from American Ballet Theatre & New York City Ballet will alternate in the roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and Her Cavalier. The professional company will be joined by 105 local children from a dozen local dance schools and academies. Ticketholders may obtain autographs or take photos with the guest artists in the lobby following each performance. Holiday items from collectible nutcrackers to ornaments, children’s books and souvenir posters are on sale at the Nutcracker Boutique in the theatre lobby. The Nutcracker performance tickets are priced at $75, $60 and $50 plus theatre surcharge. All performances are fully handicapped accessible. Ticket-holders must show proof of vaccination or a negative test result upon entry to the theatre. For further info, visit

Student/senior discount day of show only.
Group rates available for parties of 20+. Contact Connecticut Ballet at 203-964-1211.

The Palace Theatre
61 Atlantic St
Stamford, CT 06901

Saturday, December 18th, 2021 at 2:00pm & 6:00pm
Sunday, December 19th, 2021 at 1:00pm & 5:00pm

*Additional fees added at checkout

All sales final; no refunds or exchanges allowed. Artists, dates, times, prices, venues, subject to change.

AGE RESTRICTIONS: Unless listed as a Family or Children’s event, most performances are intended for teens & adults. Some events are not appropriate for children under 18. We welcome children under the age of 3 or 4 years old for family entertainment, but we do not recommend they attend more mature offerings.

All children who have reached their first birthday require a ticket.