Berks Ballet Theatre Presents Holiday Classic The Nutcracker

The annual holiday tradition presented by Berks Ballet Theatre, The Nutcracker, takes the stage this weekend at West Reading’s Scottish Rite Cathedral. Reading Magazine spoke with Berks Ballet’s Nathan Bland and Kelly Barber to learn more about the this years performance.

The classic tale brings the story of Clara and her beloved Nutcracker to life through classical ballet and Tchaikovsky’s memorable score. Now in its 43rd year, Berks Ballet Theatre’s production of The Nutcracker reaches new heights with the sights and sounds of the season with the Reading Pops Orchestra.


Tickets can be purchased online at or on-site at the box office which open one hour prior to each show. Performances are held Saturday December 15th, 1pm & 6pm, and Sunday December 16th, 2pm. The Scottish Rite Cathedral is located at 430 S 7th Ave, Reading, PA 19611 (parking is free).