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Featuring live music by Ball State Symphony Orchestra!

The age-old tale of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker provides the setting for the return of the Department of Theatre and Dance and School of Music collaboration to the Emens Auditorium stage! Enjoy an unforgettable kickoff to the holiday season with the telling of the story of Clara, the Mouse King, and the Nutcracker Prince.

Directed by Audra Sokol and Christie Zimmerman

The Nutcracker

General Seating

Ticket Prices

Public: $10

Tickets are available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office &


Emens Auditorium


December 10, 2022


2:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

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