No matter how hard your heart has grown, The Nutcracker can crack it wide open. Lovers of ballet, lovers of the holidays, lovers of pure, thrilling spectacle flock each year to this classic ballet set to the music of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Filled with enchanted toys, mischievous mice and sugar plum fairies, the tale of Clara and her magical Nutcracker Prince has enraptured generations of children and adults. Now Ballet Arizona stages a version of The Nutcracker that is both traditional and dynamic, charged with the stunning choreography of Ib Andersen, the ballet's acclaimed artistic director. Create a new holiday tradition -- or relive memories of holidays past -- with Tchaikovsky's immortal The Nutcracker.