An Indianapolis holiday season tradition continues with a reimagined version of the Tchaikovsky classic. Join the Indianapolis Ballet at The Toby at Newfields to experience Nutcracker Sweets, a one-hour version of The Nutcracker! While the holidays may not look the same this year, Indianapolis Ballet is thrilled to bring our audiences joy, laughter, and love through magical storytelling and dancing. QUICK INFO \u2022 Approximately 1 hour, no intermission \u2022 Recommended for ages 4 and up \u2022 Tickets: $35 & $25 \u2022 Themes: holiday, family, tradition Mysterious Drosselmeyer has transformed the Nutcracker into the Snow King, who introduces the Snow Queen and her Snowflakes to Clara and guides them through the glittering night sky to the Land of the Sweets!\u00a0 When they arrive, they are greeted by the Dew Drop and are treated to a spectacular festival of colorful dances. Clara meets amazing characters performing Chinese Tea, Arabian Coffee, and Russian Trepak. Marzipan dancers play their mirliton flutes, Polichinelles invite Clara into their joyful circle, the Dew Drop returns with her retinue of Flowers, and the procession culminates in the elegant and exciting dances of the Sugar Plum Fairy with her Cavalier. With these fantastical sights and sounds swirling around her, Clara wonders if all these amazing events are truly happening, or if she is in the midst of an incredible dream! HEALTH AND SAFETY Indianapolis Ballet has been working extensively with our partners at Newfields to ensure that COVID-19 industry standards are met throughout the duration of your theatre experience: \u2022 Reduced capacity seating (25%) \u2022 Masks required at all times \u2022 Social distancing required \u2022 Temperature checks required \u2022 Minimum contact entry and exit \u2022 Hand sanitizing stations \u2022 Theatre cleaning per CDC protocols \u2022 Livestreaming option available The Toby at Newfields \u2022 Friday, December 11 - 3:00pm \u2022 Saturday, December 12 - 12:00pm & 3:00pm \u2022 Sunday, December 13 - 12:00pm & 3:00pm \u2022 Friday, December 18 - 3:00pm \u2022 Saturday, December 19 - 12:00pm & 3:00pm \u2022 Sunday, December 20 - 12:00pm & 3:00pm A livestream option for purchase will be announced soon! Learn more and purchase your tickets here!