Green Mountain Nutcracker 7pm
Experience the joy of one of Vermont’s most cherished traditions, The Green Mountain
Nutcracker, a classic holiday story with an enchanting local twist.
Join Marie on a magical adventure, as she follows the Nutcracker Prince from her Vermont
home through snow-enchanted forests to a magical land. Whether you’re seeing it for the first or
the sixteenth time, The Green Mountain Nutcracker will transport you to a familiar-made-
fantastical world. From the boisterous loggers to the Maple Sugar fairy, you’ll delight in the
many colorful, local characters that give this interpretation its name.
Now in its 17th year, this one-of-a-kind production features an all-ages, +68 member cast of
professional company dancers and scores of local students, all-original choreography by
Christine Harris, Chloe Reynolds, Bridget Wheeler, and Willow Wonder, set to both
Tchaikovsky’s familiar score and original music by Vermont musician, Colin McCaffrey, as well
as a delightful array of locally made sets and costumes.
Set in Vermont in the 1970s, this close-to-home and dear-to-heart northern rendition of the
classic ballet continues to enthrall audiences of all ages. Make memories, and create your own
annual tradition, with friends and family at one of Vermont’s most beloved holiday
We are so grateful and excited to return to the Barre Opera House to share this Joy filled experience with you.