Salt Creek Ballet's "The Nutcracker" in Hinsdale Nov 26 & 27

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Sugar plum fairies, nutcrackers and delighted dancers will dazzle audiences in this years enchanting holiday tradition for many families. Salt Creek Ballet brings their festive family-friendly ballet The Nutcracker to the Hinsdale Central Auditorium, 5500 S. Grant St., Hinsdale, on Saturday November 26th at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. and Sunday, November 27th at 1 p.m. Sunday’s performance features a special benefit performance and Sugar Plum Party. All performances will be accompanied by the Chicago West Chamber Orchestra.

Adventure awaits as Clara and her Nutcracker Prince battle the Mouse King and embark on a journey through the Land of Sweets with the Sugar Plum Fairy.  This year’s production features amazing sets, vibrant costumes, a 48-piece ensemble and internationally recognized guest dancers. Salt Creek Ballet’s The Nutcracker is the perfect way to introduce young children to the power and beauty of classical dance. Tickets start at just $15.

The Chicago Sun-Times calls the production “…a solid, professional ‘Nutcracker’,” and The Chicago Tribune hails Salt Creek’s Nutcracker production as “A real treat.’ Salt Creek Ballet was also recognized by the Chicago as one of its Top Four Productions in 2015. An enchanting holiday tradition, this year’s production of The Nutcracker features a cast of 100 dancers, including local children and young adults ages 8-17 from the school of the Salt Creek Ballet as well as the Chicago West Chamber Orchestra.

alt Creek Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker returns to the Hinsdale Central Auditorium on Saturday, November 26th at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. and Sunday, November 27th at 1 p.m. Tickets for the Saturday, November 26th performances range from $15-39 for adults, $15-33 for children (12 and under) and seniors (65 and older). Sunday's performance also includes special admission to the Sugar Plum Party where audience members can meet characters from The Nutcracker, step onto the stage and enjoy refreshments in an enchanted, winter wonderland. Tickets for the Sugar Plum Party Benefit Performance on Sunday, November 27th are $23-45 for adults and $23-38 for seniors and children. Hinsdale Central Auditorium is located at the corner of 55th and Grant Streets in Hinsdale and free parking is available. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by phone at 800-514-ETIX(3849).  For more information, visit the Salt Creek Ballet online at



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Hinsdale Central Auditorium

5500 S. Grant Street
Hinsdale, IL 60521