The Brown-Forman Nutcracker: Special Events!

Drosselmeyer’s Workshop

Saturday, December 9, 2017
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Saturday, December 23, 2017
11:30 AM – 1 PM
The Kentucky Center

Join Drosselmeyer the toymaker and the children’s casts from The Brown-Forman Nutcracker for holiday fun and festivities at a pre-show party before each Saturday matinee performance of The Brown-Forman NutcrackerTickets are $25 per person and include food, drinks, photos with cast members, special art projects, and live entertainment. Tickets are available via The Kentucky Center. Call (502) 584-7777, purchase online at or visit their box office located at 501 West Main Street. Admission to The Brown-Forman Nutcracker performances requires additional ticket purchase.

Patrons with dietary restrictions or food allergies please contact Louisville Ballet at 502.583.2623 for accommodations.

Nutcracker Storytime with Louisville Ballet!
Louisville Free Public Library

All ages are invited to a special FREE Nutcracker Family Story Time at a Louisville Free Public Library. Come listen to this classic holiday story read by a Louisville Ballet dancer and enjoy some Nutcracker-inspired activities. PLUS, one lucky family at each Storytime Event will receive four tickets to see Louisville Ballet’s The Brown-Forman Nutcracker.

Nutcracker Story Time Locations:

St. Matthews Library: Tuesday, November 21

Fern Creek Library*: Tuesday, November 28

Southwest Regional Library: Thursday, November 30

Main Children’s Library: Tuesday, December 5

Middletown Library: Thursday, December 12

Iroquois Library: Thursday, December 14

All story times begin at 6:30 PM. Nutcracker Family Storytimes are free and open to the public.

*Space is limited at the Fern Creek Library location, so pre-registration is requested: (502) 231-4605. 


November 11-14 2021
The Brown Theatre
Choreography by Robert Curran
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchakiovsky

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The Brown-Forman Nutcracker

December 11-23, 2021
Whitney Hall, Kentucky Center
Choreography by Val Caniparoli
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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January 12-22, 2022
Louisville Ballet Studios

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Spotlight Series: Impressionism to Jazz

March 3-5, 2022
The Brown Theatre
A mixed repertory evening featuring:


Choreography by George Balanchine

Music: "Pelléas et Mélisande" + "Shylock" by Gabriel Fauré

In G Major

Choreography by Jerome Robbins
Music: "Piano Concerto in G Major" by Maurice Ravel

World Premiere Work

Music by Louisville-based Jazz Composer and Musician, Dick Sisto

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Sleeping Beauty

March 31 - April 2, 2022
The Brown Theatre
Choreography by Adam Hougland
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchakiovsky

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