Posted on: July 18, 2022

The Nutcracker Returns to The Classic Center for Showstopping Double Performance


Classic Entertainment is thrilled to announce the return of The Nutcracker, performed by The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine, for two performances on Thursday, December 22 at 7:00 p.m. and Friday, December 23 at 2:00 p.m. at The Classic Center Theatre. 

The Nutcracker is a treasured holiday fairytale that follows a young girl's journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers - and an army of mice! Set to Tchaikovsky's beloved score and performed by the State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine, you will hear all of your favorites: "Waltz of the Flowers," "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy," "Waltz of the Snowflakes," and much more! 

 Tickets for these sell-out performances will be available to the public on Friday, July 22. 

 Want your tickets early? Consider joining The Classic Center Cultural Foundation for access to the exclusive presale beginning Wednesday, July 20. 

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 The Classic Center has gone mobile! For any questions regarding ticketing, reach out to our friendly Ticketing Specialists using one of the methods below:

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 Call 706.357.4444 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 Ticketing Specialists are available at the Ticket Office window during the following times:

Monday 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 


Located in Athens, Georgia, The Classic Center is a multi-use conference center, performing arts theatre, multi-purpose arena and outdoor, covered pavilion hosting conventions, conferences, meetings, weddings, concerts, sporting tournaments and special events for up to 6,000 people. 

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