NFB’s 52nd season begins with The Nutcracker at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center Friday and Saturday, Nov. 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 21 at 2:30 p.m. NFB’s 42nd annual production of The Nutcracker is the only full-length version in the area and features a cast of more than 140 performers including international guest artists and over 100 local children. The NFB Symphony Orchestra, led by music director and conductor David Ott, will provide musical accompaniment for all public performances. A VIP party will be held immediately following the performance on Nov. 19 exclusively for season subscribers, cast, staff and special guests.
The 2021-2022 season Signature sponsor for The Nutcracker is VIP Destin Magazine. NFB is also sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.