Dance-Along Nutcracker® 2023: The Nutmare Before Christmas

Presented by San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band

Kids dancing and having fun under the disco ball at the Dance-Along Nutcracker

Clara and Fritz, lifelong residents of Christmas Town, embark on a magical adventure on Christmas Eve when their Uncle visits from Halloween Town. They decide to sneak away and explore the mysterious Halloween Town for themselves, encountering a delightful array of spooky inhabitants and, of course, gaining valuable life insights along the way!

Get ready to waltz, march, pirouette, and sing along in a unique experience featuring the live performance of Tchaikovsky's enchanting The Nutcracker ballet by the 75-piece San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, the Official Band of San Francisco.

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About the Dance-Along Nutcracker®
The Dance-Along Nutcracker is a captivating blend of comedy, musicality, do-it-yourself ballet, and symphonic wonder. It encompasses all the holiday merriment and tradition you've come to love from this San Francisco classic.

Year after year, the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band weaves Tchaikovsky's timeless The Nutcracker with an entertaining theme, creating a one-of-a-kind, artistic, and clever musical production. The exceptionally talented cast sings and dances their way through a whimsical Nutcracker parody. When the "Dance Along!" sign lights up, the audience is invited to don their tutus and join in the fun with the cast. Even those who prefer to watch can't help but have a fantastic time!

City: San Francisco
Price Range:
$27 to $65

Program Items

Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Ballet


Pete Nowlen Artistic Director
Allen Sawyer Cast Director

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

701 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
United States