100 E College Blvd
Niceville, FL 32578
NFB returns to the Mattie Kelly Arts Center to present the 39th annual production of the classic holiday favorite, The Nutcracker. Performances will be held on Fri. and Sat., Nov. 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 18 at 2:30 p.m. and features live musical accompaniment by the NFB Symphony Orchestra, led by Music Director and conductor David Ott. This timeless tradition is a celebrated favorite of families along the Emerald Coast as it marks the start of their holiday season.
The Nutcracker is set in a small German town in 1835 set to the music of Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky with choreography by celebrated NFB Artistic Director Todd Eric Allen. International ballet stars Taras Domitro Suarez and Adiarys Almeida Santana will perform the principal roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and Prince. Several other international guest artists, the NFB Company and over 100 local children round out the cast. Box office prices for adults are $38 each and $18 for children 12 & under.
NFB’s 2018-2019 season is presented by the St. Joe Community Foundation. Season signature co-sponsors include: VIE Magazine, Cox Media, Emerald Coast Magazine, VIP Destin Magazine and ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals. NFB is sponsored in part by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.