What better way is there to get into the holiday spirit?

"The Nutcracker" is coming to the Jersey Shore this holiday season and there are so many chances for you to go see the epic battle between the rat king and toy soldiers. This show is perfect for parents, teenagers, and young children and it will suck you into a holiday-filled world that will get you into the spirit.

Sound like an evening that you would enjoy? Check out all of "The Nutcracker" showings happening at the Jersey Shore this holiday season.

"Big Holiday Show," featuring excerpts from "The Nutcracker"
Location: Algonquin Arts Theatre, 173 Main St., Manasquan.
Date/Time: November 12th at 3:00 PM p.m.
Ticket Prices: $18.00 & $20.00 or $17.00 & $15.00 for children and seniors.
For More Information: 732-614-5426 or 732-610-4003, or paenj.org.
**Optional meet-and-greet with characters after the performance.

Ballet For Young Audiences - A Narrated Production Of "The Nutcracker."
Location: Grunin Center, Ocean County College, Toms River.
Date/Time: December 9th at 1:00 PM
Ticket Prices: Adults $12.00, Children $10.00\
For More Information: 732-255-0500 or grunincenter.org.

Company Of Dance Arts
Location: Count Basie Theatre, 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank
Date/Time: December 9th and 10th, 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM each day
Ticket Prices: $20.00 & $40.00
For More Information: 732-842-9000 or countbasietheatre.org.

Atlantic City Ballet
Location: Circus Maximus Theatre, Caeser's, 2100 Pacific Ave, Atlantic City
Date/Time: December 16th  at 7:00 PM & December 17th at 4:00 PM
Ticket Prices: $20.00 to $62.00
For More Information: 855-633-8238 or acballet.org 

Atlantic City Ballet with the Garden State Philharmonic
Location: The Strand, 400 Clifton Avenue, Lakewood
Date/Time: December 23rd at 7:00 PM
Ticket Prices: $25.00 to $40.00, or $20.00 For Seniors & $15.00 For Students
For More Information: 732-367-7789 or strand.org.

Big Holiday Show," featuring excerpts from "The Nutcracker"
Location: Middletown Arts Center; 36 Church Street, Middletown
Date/Time: December 29th at 7:30 PM
Ticket Prices: $18.00 & $20.00, $17.00 & $15.00 For Children & Seniors
For More Information: 732-614-5426 or 732-610-4003, or paenj.org.
**Optional meet-and-greet with characters after the performance.

To check out additional performances of "The Nutcracker" in New Jersey, Philadelphia, and New York, go to APP.com.

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