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GRCC Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
News Release
Tuesday, November 06, 2018

GALVESTON ISLAND, TEXAS - An annual holiday favorite that delights audiences of all ages - City Ballet of Houston's presentation of The Nutcracker returns to The Grand 1894 Opera House on Saturday, December 15, with performances at 2pm and 6:30pm; and a Sunday matinee, December 16, at 2pm. Ticket prices range from $25.00 - $50.00, with tickets available by calling 800.821.1894, 409.765.1894, or purchasing on line at .

The Nutcracker tells a story of a young girl who dreams of a Nutcracker Prince, a Sugar Plum Fairy and a fierce battle against a Mouse King. Following the two afternoon performances, audiences are encouraged to also experience the "behind the scenes magic" of The Nutcracker. Look forward to hearing a brief presentation about the ballet and having the opportunity to meet City Ballet of Houston's dancers. This special presentation is included with your ticket to either the Saturday or Sunday matinee performance.

In addition to attending one of three outstanding performances of The Nutcracker, families can also look forward to the delightful opportunity to attend "The Nutcracker Afternoon Tea." This popular and festive annual tradition will be held on Saturday, December 15, at 12:30pm at The Grand. Bring your cameras as you'll want photos of your children or grandchildren as they meet the dancers from the cast of City Ballet of Houston's The Nutcracker. Tickets for the Tea are $30 per adult; $25 per child.

For more information and to purchase tickets, contact The Grand's box office at 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or visit The Grand at  Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Grand 1894 Opera House is located at 2020 Postoffice Street in Galveston's historic downtown Cultural Arts District and recognized as "The Official Opera House of the State of Texas.” All major credit cards accepted.

The Grand 1894 Opera House

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