Philadelphia and the Countryside - Press Room

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

The Pennsylvania Ballet performs George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker. The Philadelphia holiday tradition features a prince, a fairy and an evil Mouse King, along with Christmas trees, Candy Canes and lots of creatures from the Land of Sweets.

Credit: Photo by B. Krist for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Holidays, Performing Arts, Theaters, Winter

The high-resolution photo galleries of the pressroom contain downloadable high-resolution images. These images MAY be used for editorial purposes ONLY in magazines, newspapers and online; by non-profit organizations promoting Philadelphia tourism; and by for-profit organizations hosting meetings and conventions in the region. These images MAY NOT be used in advertising or in for-sale items. Photos MUST be accompanied by a photo credit that includes VISIT PHILADELPHIA and the photographer's name.

If you have further questions, please contact Courtney Smyth at or via phone: (267) 514-0557