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The Rock Schools for Dance Education presents NUTCRACKER 1776, a dynamic ballet production designed for families with children of all ages. This live dance performance has a cast of more than 150 students and provides matinee performances and affordable seating. 

In a twist on the beloved holiday classic, this story-themed ballet tells the tale of two children entrusted with an enchanted key and Nutcracker that lead them far from their home in colonial Philadelphia. Audiences will delight as the young hero and heroine embark on the adventure of a lifetime, meeting Benjamin Franklin and George Washington along the way. 

The hour-long production blends the magic of theater with celebrated historical figures to provide engaging cultural entertainment while introducing children to the deep historical roots that lie in the City they know and love.