Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's Fireside Nutcracker

Bring the magic of the holiday season to your home!

December 18, 2020

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s Fireside Nutcracker brings the magic of the holiday season to your home! This virtual production adapts the timeless holiday ballet for film, featuring Tchaikovsky’s stunning score, the brilliant ballet of PBT company dancers and classic Nutcracker characters. See PBT from a new perspective and experience Pittsburgh’s favorite holiday tradition like never before.

Pre-register today for first access and unlimited views through Dec. 31. Plus, receive an invitation to join us for a special Fireside Nutcracker Opening Night Celebration on Dec. 17 underwritten by UPMC and UPMC Health Plan.




Join us for an audio-described viewing of PBT’s Fireside Nutcracker with MaryAnn Graziano, PBT’s long-time audio describer. Register here.

Find tips on how to make your viewing experience a sensory-friendly one, along with information about additional accessible programs, here!

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to watch Fireside Nutcracker?
There is no cost to watching the video thanks to our generous sponsors. Help keep us dancing through the new year and beyond with a donation of any amount. Give here.

Where will I be able to watch the video?
The video will be shared through YouTube, which you can access from any device including a smart TV.

When will I be able to watch the video?
You will receive a link to the video at the email provided at registration on Dec. 17, 2020.

How can I share the video with a friend?
Your friends and family can visit this page to register to receive the video at no cost as well. Send them a link to or share our Facebook announcement here.

For information about underwriting the Fireside Nutcracker Opening Night Celebration click here .