"The Nutcracker" www.carolinaballet.com Fri., Dec. 19 - Sun., Dec. 28Visit website for complete dates and times.OnlineWebsite - www.carolinaballet.comBooking website - www.carolinaballet.comAddressMemorial Auditorium at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St. Raleigh NC 27601PhonePrimary - (919) 719-0900You’ve never seen "The Nutcracker" like this. Toys spring to life. Children appear out of thin air. Dancers float high above the stage. This spectacular production – with lavish scenery, live orchestra and more than 100 performers – is your family’s chance to experience the classic story and jaw-dropping illusions for yourselves. The magic will mystify you. The story will warm your heart. Don’t miss it. Hundreds of thousands have been captivated and fascinated by the awe-inspiring grace, grandeur and mysterious illusions of Carolina Ballet’s holiday classic. This season will prove to be no less spectacular as Robert Weiss combines the beauty of classical ballet with a little Las Vegas magic in what has become an annual favorite throughout the Triangle. Paired with a live symphony orchestra, "The Nutcracker" is an unforgettable experience for audience members of all ages.