Our matinee performance is Sold Out! Over 2,400 students from area

schools will attend The School Matinee Performance. Join us for

opportunities to interview students, staff, teachers and dancers. This

makes a great human-interest story! Mark your calendars!

What: The Nutcracker- School Matinee Performance

Who:  Area school children and their teachers

When:  Friday December 11th at 10:00 am

Where: Adler Theatre ~ 136 E. 3rd St. Davenport, IA

Public Events & Performances

What: The Nutcracker ~ Featuring live music by Orchestra Iowa

Who:  Open to the General public

When:  Saturday December 12th at 1:30pm & 7:30pm and Sunday December 13th at 1:30pm

Where:  Adler Theatre ~ 136 E. 3rd St. Davenport, IA

Ticket Prices: Varies from $15 - $40 (additional fees may apply)

Ticket Purchase: Tickets are available in person at the Adler Theatre Box Office, online at

Ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, and at all Ticketmaster outlets.

Join us for a magical holiday adventure as Clara and her Nutcracker Prince battle the evil Rat

King, journey through an icy winter wonderland and are treated like royalty in the Kingdom of

the Sweets.  You won't find a more entertaining Nutcracker anywhere. Continue a family

tradition or begin a new one this year at a performance of The Nutcracker featuring live music

by Orchestra Iowa!

Join us for our Afterglow Party after the Saturday December 12th after the 7:30 performance to

When:  Saturday December 12th after the 7:30 performance

The Nutcracker Afterglow

meet the musicians and dancers.

What: The Nutcracker Afterglow

Who:  Open to the General Public with tickets

Where: Lobby of Hotel Blackhawk

Ticket Price: Free to Nutcracker ticket holders

For more information about the performance please contact Joedy Cook at 309-786-3779 or

email jcookballetqc@mediacombb.net. For information about the events or school matinee,

contact Amanda Aunan at 309-786-3779 or e-mail BalletQC@gmail.com

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