Graham Lustig’s “The Nutcracker”

Embrace the holiday spirit. Save 15% when you purchase your Nutcracker tickets before November 1!

Saturday, December 22 at 1 pm

Purchase Tickets for 12/22 at 1 pm

Sweet Dreams Party at 3 pm

Add on a ticket to the Sweet Dreams party when you purchase your performance ticket and make your Nutcracker experience extra special!

Saturday, December 22 at 5 pm

Purchase Tickets for 12/22 at 5pm

Encore Reception at 7 pm

Add on a ticket to the Encore Reception when you purchase your performance ticket and ring in the holidays with champagne and holiday treats!

Sunday, December 23 at 1 pm

Purchase Tickets for 12/23 at 1 pm

Sweet Dreams Party at 3 pm

Add on a ticket to the Sweet Dreams party when you purchase your performance ticket and make your Nutcracker experience extra special!

The Paramount Theatre, Oakland
with the Oakland Symphony and Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir

Purchase Tickets Before November 1 and Save 15%!

The spirit of the holidays is brought to life with beautiful dancing, magnificent scenery and imaginative costumes. Cheer on Marie and her soldiers as she rescues the Nutcracker Prince from the evil Rat King and then soar with our dancing snowflakes to the Land of Sweets where luscious treats await. With the Oakland Symphony along with the Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir bringing Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score to life – Graham Lustig’s The Nutcracker will be highlight of your holiday season!

SPECIAL EVENTS:

Make your holidays extra special. Celebrate the season with Oakland Ballet at one of our special Nutcracker season events!

Encore Reception

Celebrate opening night of The Nutcracker! Mingle with the Oakland Ballet dancers and Artistic Director Graham Lustig. Enjoy champagne and holiday treats from local restaurants. (A separate ticket is required to attend the Nutcracker performance.)

December 22, 7:00 pm (following the 5:00 pm performance)

Purchase Encore Reception Tickets

Sweet Dreams Parties

Meet your favorite characters from Graham Lustig’s The Nutcracker while you enjoy enticing refreshments straight from the Land of the Sweets. Bring your camera for pictures with the Sugarplum Fairy and her Nutcracker friends. (A separate ticket is required to attend the Nutcracker performance.)

December 22, 3:00 pm (following the 1:00 pm performance)

December 22, 3:00 pm (following the 1:00 pm performance)

HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS:

  • In Person: Purchase tickets in person at the Box Office, located on the 21st Street side of the Paramount Theatre (between Broadway and Telegraph). Save yourself Ticketmaster service charge fees and enjoy the benefit of selecting your favorite seats with the assistance of the Paramount’s knowledgeable staff.
    • Box Office Hours
      • Tuesday: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Fridays : 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • By Telephone: All telephone orders are placed through Ticketmaster.
    Please call 1-800-745-3000. Service charges vary according to event.
  • By Secure On-line Purchase using the “Purchase Tickets” links above (available in September 2018).

PERFORMANCE INFORMATION:
Running time is approximately 2 hours, including intermission.
Doors open 60 minutes before show time.
All ages require a ticket.