12/11-12— “Nutcracker” at the Japan America Theatre

Dec. 11-12 — Marat Daukayev Ballet Theatre presents the 10th Anniversary production of “The Nutcracker” at the Aratani/Japan America Theatre. JA child’s thrilling holiday party leads to an epic, fire and smoke-filled battle between a prince and a mouse king, and a visit to an enchanted land of exquisite dancing snowflakes, adorable candy children, and treats from around the world. Cost: $30 General Admission. Tickets may be purchased online or through the Aratani/Japan America Theatre Box Office, (213) 680-3700.