The CFCArts Youth Theatre Companies presents
Presented by the CFCArts Youth Theatre Companies
Move over, Tchaikovsky! The Broadway Nutcracker is a new adaptation of the timeless winter fairytale, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, that uses classic and contemporary Broadway hits to tell the classic story we all know and love. Young performers of all ages, from 3 to 18, are sure to delight audiences with songs, scenes, and dances to get you in the holiday spirit. The story is set on Christmas Eve at the Stahlbaum house, where our heroine Marie is celebrating with family and friends at their annual party. When gifted with a beautiful wooden nutcracker, she is overjoyed – until her younger brother Fritz manages to break it. Her Uncle Drosselmeyer fixes up the Nutcracker, the party ends and Marie goes to sleep – only to awaken to find an army of life-sized mice are threatening to take over the house! Enter a troupe of toy soldiers, led by none other than her Nutcracker, who has magically become human. With her help, he manages to banish the Mouse King, and in thanks, offers to take Marie on an adventure. The journey then follows Marie and her Nutcracker Prince to the land of the Sugar Plum Fairy – a magical world filled with colorful characters that are sure to enchant older fans and young alike!