'Nutcracker' plays the Lied Dec. 15-16

The Midwest Ballet Company's production of "The Nutcracker" will play Dec. 15-16 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Performances are 2 p.m. Dec. 15 and 16, and 7 p.m. Dec. 15. Tickets start at $27 for adults and $17 for youth.

The timeless ballet of Clara's magical journey with an enchanted nutcracker features nearly 200 young dancers from Nebraska. The Nebraska Symphony Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Herbert Dregalla, will perform Tchaikovsky's famous score.

For more information, or to order tickets, go to http://www.liedcenter.org or call 402-472-4747.