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Tennessee Williams Fine Arts Center
Type: Cultural Venues, Performing Arts
Book tickets early for Key West's tropical version of the Nutcracker ballet at Tennessee Williams Fine Arts Center. Presented every other year, the tale of young Clara's dreamlike visit to the land of... Read More
Book tickets early for Key West's tropical version of the Nutcracker ballet at Tennessee Williams Fine Arts Center. Presented every other year, the tale of young Clara's dreamlike visit to the land of the Sugarplum Fairy is transformed into an island and undersea fantasy. The production stars a 15-member professional corps de ballet along with more than 50 Keys children and other local performers. Named after the Key's other famous writer-in-residence, the theater hosts a variety of December programming like musical tributes to classic Hollywood television specials. The Arts Center is also home to the South Florida Symphony, and the event calendar includes a range of live performances from Broadway theater such as Mamma Mia to concerts with famous musicians like Kristin Chenoweth.
- Late Nov-Early Jun
- Event Dates and Times Vary
- Contact for Specific Dates and Times
- Varies $15-$100
- Things to Do in December: "The Nutcracker is only presented every other year, so tickets are in high demand. Buy early if you want to see this colorful spectacle."
- Best for Things to Do in December Because: December programming includes musical tributes to classic TV holiday specials and a truly Key West approach to the Nutcracker ballet.