The Shubert is the place to go for all your favorite holiday productions from year to year. New Haven Ballet dances Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker from Dec. 7-9, with principal dancers from the Boston Ballet. For a few days, Clara's dream can become your reality.
Dec. 7-9, $18-$53, Shubert Theater, 247 College St., New Haven, (800) 228-6622, shubert.com. Performances: Dec. 7, 7 p.m.; Dec. 8, 1 & 5:30 p.m.; Dec. 9, 1 p.m.