Mansfield Parks & Recreation and Miss Kelly Productions present The Nutcracker, December 15th and 16th at the Mansfield Middle School Auditorium.

A culmination of a seasons-long work of local youth!

New this year, a preview-show and story time for families with younger children.

Tickets on sale now at the Mansfield Community Center. $5 for ages 3-17 and 62+, $10 for adults. Limited quantities available at the door one hour before each show.

STORRS-MANSFIELD, CT – Get in the holiday spirit and create fond memories while watching this holiday tradition unfold! Mansfield Parks & Recreation in partnership with Miss Kelly Productions presents another year of The Nutcracker – a beautiful culmination of the seasons-long hard work of over 50 local youth – on December 15th and 16th at the Mansfield Middle School Auditorium. All ages are welcome for all show viewings; but new this year is a special “Preview Show” limited performance and story narration designed for younger children. Tickets are on sale now at the Mansfield Community Center, and a limited number of tickets will be available at the door beginning one hour before each show. 

A local tradition 14 years in the making, Miss Kelly’s Nutcracker is a show not to miss! Each year Miss Kelly Productions uses a variety of unique elements to ensure the skills and energy of every participant, ages 2 on up, shine through on stage. This year’s shows are filled with original ideas from a variety of choreographers and includes elements from ballet, lyrical, contemporary, Irish dance, Bollywood, hip-hop, martial arts, and Acro dance. And what is best – it’s inexpensive holiday fun!

The weekend kicks off with the December 15th 2pm Preview Show with Story Narration; a special new addition for families with young children, who may struggle sitting through the full-show experience. Preview show tickets are $5 per person for ages 3 and up. Full shows will be held December 15th at 6pm, and December 16th at 12 noon. Tickets to full shows are $5 for ages 3-17 and 62+, and $10 for adults age 18-61. All shows will be held at the Mansfield Middle School Auditorium. 

So relax and enjoy some holiday cheer in a tradition like no other. Visit the Mansfield Community Center at 10 S. Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06268, today to purchase your show-tickets! Questions? Call the Mansfield Community Center at 860-429-3015 ext. 0, e-mail, or visit, and have a happy holiday season!