The Nutcracker

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LocationTed Paul Theatre of the Earley Center for Performing Arts, Minnesota State Mankato located at 499 Birchwood Street in Mankato

Ted Paul Theatre of the Earley Center for Performing Arts, Minnesota State Mankato

The theatres in the Earley Center for Performing Arts are handicapped accessible, though stairs are used throughout; please note accommodations needed when purchasing tickets. Especially during the summer, attire is casual. Shows do start at 7:30, so please make arrangements to be here and seated at that time.

499 Birchwood Street
Parking information: 
Free parking is available in Lot 16 adjacent to the Earley Center, off of Birchwood Street. Come up Val Imm or take Birchwood from Warren Street.

Mankato Ballet Company is thrilled to bring back our full length ballet, The Nutcracker, to the community this winter. Our dancers missed performing last year and we could not be more honored to resume performances this year for our community and our loyal audience members.

MBC will follow and be subject to any health and COVID-19 protocols instituted by the college at the time of the performances. Please check back here for any updates that may affect performance goers.

Current Venue Requirements: Full Capacity with audience members being masked regardless of vaccination statue.

The Nutcracker
Location: MSU Ted Paul Theatre
Dates: Thursday, December 9th at 7pm
Friday, December 10th at 7pm
Saturday, December 11th at 1pm and 5pm
Sunday, December 12th at 1pm and 5pm

Ticket Information:
Tickets: Purchase through the MSU Box Office for more information please visit
Adult Ticket Price: $25*
Child Ticket Price: $15* (ages 12 and under)
Children 2 and under are free, but must sit on a lap

*Ticketing fee may apply for online purchases. No refunds on tickets, but may contact the box office to change tickets to a different day or time.


Children 12 and under

Appropriate for:

All Ages

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