Nutcracker Ballet - Monroe (LA)

Monroe Civic Center
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 7:00 pm

The Gift of Christmas Tour Comes to Monroe Thursday, November 14

Moscow Ballet brings the Gift of Christmas Tour to Monroe with Great Russian Nutcracker performances bringing holiday magic to life and creating unforgettable memories for all ages. The company performs at Monroe Civic Center on Thurs., Nov. 14, 7 p.m. only.

Moscow Ballet makes Christmas gift giving easy with the holiday performance that delights all ages…from the life-sized Kissy Doll to the fierce, red-eyed Rat King; and the Russian Troika Sleigh bringing Masha through the Snow Forest to the Land of Peace and Harmony which is populated with 10 foot tall dancing puppets, exotic flying birds and dancing couples from the world’s five great heritages. 

About the Jack Howard Theatre in the Monroe Civic Center

Jack Howard Theatre in the Monroe Civic Center  is named for W. L. "Jack" Howard, the Union Parish native who served as the mayor of Monroe from 1956 to 1972 and again from 1976 to 1978. The theater provides full-view seating for over 2,200 patrons. It offers 73 x 46 stage with 54 sets of scenery lines, a full-size orchestra pit, six dressing rooms, full DMX Controlled Stage Lighting and a 32 channel sound system. The Monroe Civic Center was built in 1965 and was home to the Monroe Moccasins ice hockey team and Twin City Gators indoor football team.The main complex of the Civic Center, the arena provides 44,000 square feet of exhibit space along with 5,600 seats. The arena houses events such as banquets, circuses, music concerts, and rodeos.