The Nutcracker


NOTICE:  Online Box Office and Phone Ticket orders will close at 12:00 p.m. noon on Friday December 14.  For ticket purchases beyond this time, please visit the Mitchell Hall Box Office, which opens half hour before each show.


Mitchell Hall, University of Delaware


Saturday, December 15, 12:30 PM (Children's Matinee)

Saturday, December 15, 4:00 PM

Sunday, December 16, 2:00 PM (Children's Matinee)


This Christmas, get swept up in the dream of Tchaikovsky's most famous composition, The Nutcracker.  Experience Clara’s breathtaking journey that begins with the gift of a magical toy and takes her through the Land of Snow and the Kingdom of Sweets.


Celebrating its 21st season, Mid-Atlantic Ballet (MAB) is proud to present this annual holiday classic under the guidance of our new Artistic Director, Miss Sandra Davis. Set to Tchaikovsky's captivating score, our performance will delight audiences of all ages.


Ticket Prices


$26.00 for adults - orchestra floor and center balcony 

$20.00 for seniors (60 years+) -orchestra floor and center balcony 

$20.00 for students (13 years+) with ID -orchestra floor and center balcony 

$15.00 for ages 13 and over - balcony wings - 4:00 PM show

$15.00 for children 12 and under - All Tickets - 4:00 PM show 

$12.00 for children 12 and under - All Tickets  - (Children's Matinee Shows on 12/15 at 12:30 PM, and 12/16 at 2:00 PM)


Tickets are now on sale and may be purchased in the following ways: 


  • Online on our web site (see below).
  • At our studio located at: 506 Interchange Boulevard, Newark, Delaware.  Or email
  • By phone.  Please call the studio at (302) 266.6362.


If you purchase your tickets online or over the phone, your tickets can be picked up at our studio until the week before the show.  If they are not picked up by then, they will be waiting for you at our Will-Call table in the theater lobby.

Group Discounts


Attend a Mid-Atlantic Ballet performance with your family and friends for a beautiful, unforgettable experience!  Save 20% of the regular ticket prices when purchasing 15 or more tickets.  Contact our office at dance@midatlanticballet,org, or call us at 302.266.6362.


Purchase Tickets Online



Tickets purchased online will be assigned the best seats available at the time your order is processed.  If you have a seating preference, please indicate the seats you prefer in the Checkout process.  Please note - we cannot guarantee your seating preference.  

Saturday, December 15

12:30 PM

(Children's Matinee)

Saturday, December 15

4:00 PM

Sunday, December 16

2:00 PM

(Children's Matinee)

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