Young People’s Theatre will perform The Nutcracker at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, and Saturday, Dec. 16; and 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, and Sunday, Dec. 17, in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building theater on the St. Charles Community College campus. The campus is located at 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville.
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at stchastickets.universitytickets.com or by calling 636-922-8233.
The legend of the Nutcracker comes to life in this captivating story told around the majesty of Tchaikovsky's beautiful music. At a gala Christmas Eve party, Clara's godfather presents her with an amazing Nutcracker in the form of a wooden soldier. Too excited to sleep, she suddenly finds the Nutcracker brought to life. He tells her he is a prince under the wicked enchantment of the Mouse King, and she joins him in a series of adventures in strange lands as he seeks to regain his throne. Full of fantasy characters that dance their way into your heart, this timeless classic is a perfect accompaniment to the holiday season.
For more information, call the SCC Continuing Education Department at 636-922-8233.
St. Charles Community College is a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit www.stchas.edu.