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  • The Brown-Forman Nutcracker on Saturday, December 9, 2017 @ 1:30 PM, Whitney Hall
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  • The Brown-Forman Nutcracker on Saturday, December 9, 2017 @ 7:30 PM, Whitney Hall
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  • The Brown-Forman Nutcracker on Sunday, December 10, 2017 @ 1:30 PM, Whitney Hall
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  • The Brown-Forman Nutcracker on Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 7:30 PM, Whitney Hall
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  • The Brown-Forman Nutcracker on Friday, December 15, 2017 @ 7:30 PM, Whitney Hall
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  • The Brown-Forman Nutcracker on Saturday, December 16, 2017 @ 1:30 PM, Whitney Hall
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  • The Brown-Forman Nutcracker on Saturday, December 16, 2017 @ 7:30 PM, Whitney Hall
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  • The Brown-Forman Nutcracker on Sunday, December 17, 2017 @ 1:30 PM, Whitney Hall
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  • The Brown-Forman Nutcracker on Sunday, December 17, 2017 @ 7:30 PM, Whitney Hall
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  • The Brown-Forman Nutcracker on Thursday, December 21, 2017 @ 7:30 PM, Whitney Hall
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  • The Brown-Forman Nutcracker on Friday, December 22, 2017 @ 7:30 PM, Whitney Hall
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  • The Brown-Forman Nutcracker on Saturday, December 23, 2017 @ 1:30 PM, Whitney Hall
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Show Details

  • Location: The Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St - GET DIRECTIONS
  • Date(s): Saturday, December 9th - Saturday, December 23rd
  • Ages:  All ages
  • Price: Tickets start at $35.50
  • Running Time: Approximately 1 hour 50 minutes
  • Access Services: Accessible Seating, Assistive Listening System, Audio Description (12/9 @ 1:30PM) | 502-566-5111 (V) or 502-566-5140 (TTY)?
    • Wheelchair Accessible
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    • AD

Louisville Ballet 2017-18 Season

Choreography by Val Caniparoli
Music by Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Costumes by Peter Cazalet

Experience the magic of this beautiful Louisville holiday tradition! Our uniquely Louisville telling of the classic story of Marie and her journey with her Nutcracker prince is a festive fairy tale for both the young and young at heart. Filled with magic, artistry and awe-inspiring sets and costumes, it will transport you to a wonderland where dreams come true!

Snow Rows: Orchestra E – N (approximately)

The show will feature live music performed by the Louisville Orchestra.

Enhance your holiday experience at The Brown-Forman Nutcracker by purchasing a ticket to Drosselmeyer's Workshop.


SCENE at the Center, our small plates eatery, offers bar and food service two hours prior to most performances in Whitney Hall and the Bomhard Theater. Kitchen service ends as the curtain rises, but beverage service will continue throughout the performances and extend through midnight on Friday and Saturday nights.