Stowell & Sendak Nutcracker

Presented by Pacific Northwest Ballet

Love It Again, For The Last Time

Only single tickets are availble for each performance. Call the box office at 206.441.2424 to determine best availability.

Year after year, family and friends share the wonder and beauty of the holidays with PNB’s world-famous Nutcracker.

Created by Founding Artistic Director Kent Stowell and favorite children’s author and illustrator Maurice Sendak, PNB’s one-of-a-kind Nutcracker has been dazzling Northwest audiences for 31 years. Join us for the final season of PNB’s beloved Nutcracker before it goes into the PNB vault.


Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Op. 71, 1891–1892)
Choreography: Kent Stowell
Scenic and Costume Design: Maurice Sendak
Lighting Design: Randall G. Chiarelli

Approximate running time: 2 hours, 5 minutes, with 1 intermission
Intermission length: 25 minutes


Brand_NutcrackerSuite2012.jpgAvoid the lines and bustle of the lobby and enjoy a special experience at intermission! The Allen Foundation for the Arts room at the North end of McCaw Hall's First Tier (fourth floor) will be transformed into a holiday wonderland for you to enjoy after the first act.

Tickets and more information about the Nutcracker Suites are available HERE.

Suites sold out for your Nutcracker performance? Consider pre-ordering your intermission snack before the show! Pre-orders can be taken at any of the food & beverage locations, including Prelude restaurant.

Event Showings

Event Details

  • Nov 28 - Dec 28 , 2014
  • Lobby - 2 hours prior to show time
  • $35 - $136
  • Most shows only have single tickets available. Call PNB's Box Office at 206-441-2424 to determine best availability.


  • Parking is available at the Mercer Street Garage, conveniently located across the street from McCaw Hall. Entrances to the Garage are on 4th Avenue N and 3rd Avenue N.

  • Call 206-615-0404 to make your reservation at Prelude.

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