One Hundred Fifty Dancers. Live Music. A Twenty-Five Foot Tree. An Epic Battle. 100% Chance of Snow. Ring in the holiday season with this timeless story filled with some of literature's most treasured characters. Children will marvel at a towering Christmas tree and Mother Ginger with her playful Pulcinellas. Adults will be thrilled by the athleticism and romance of classical ballet, set to Tchaikovsky's familiar score played live by the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra. A trip to Madison Ballet's 'Nutcracker' in Overture Hall is an unforgettable experience for everyone.