The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
BEFORE EVERY SHOW - STEP ONSTAGE TO CAPTURE MEMORIES OF A LIFETIME! When you enter the theatre, take photos with a life-size music box on the El Capitan Theatre Stage while the Music Maestro spins tunes themed to each of the four realms. As the lights go down, the music box will magically come to life before your eyes.
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TICKET PRICES FOR "THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS" Adult Reserved: $18 (Mon-Thurs before 6pm: $16) Child (3-11) Reserved: $13 Senior (60+) Reserved: $13 VIP Package: $26 (Mon-Thurs before 6pm: $24) VIP Package includes reserved seat, popcorn in souvenir tub & 20 oz. bottled drink)
The El Capitan Theatre is proud to host dance companies from throughout southern California performing live on stage before the movie on select dates and times. Click here for performance schedule.
Film Synopsis: All Clara wants is a key - a one-of-a-kind key that will unlock a box that holds a priceless gift from her late mother. A golden thread, presented to her at godfather Drosselmeyer's annual holiday party, leads her to the coveted key-which promptly disappears into a strange and mysterious parallel world. It's there that Clara encounters a soldier named Phillip, a gang of mice and the regents who preside over three Realms: Land of Snowflakes, Land of Flowers, and Land of Sweets. Clara and Phillip must brave the ominous Fourth Realm, home to the tyrant Mother Ginger, to retrieve Clara's key and hopefully return harmony to the unstable world.