MAPA presents a sweet holiday treat, Nutcracker Sweets nutcracker-2

This holiday season Maui audiences are in for a sweet treat when Maui Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA) presents Nutcracker Sweets, a delightful, family-friendly adaptation of the treasured holiday classic featuring 150 MAPA dancers of all ages.

Whether you are introducing a child to the magic of this story for the first time or honoring an annual tradition of seeing the beloved ballet for the umpteenth time, Nutcracker Sweets is a must-see event this holiday season. With stunning costumes and beautiful choreography set to the timeless Tchaikovsky score, this production will dazzle audiences of all ages.

nutcracker-1A perfect holiday gift for the whole family, Nutcracker Sweets plays one day only – Saturday, December 13 at Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm. $22 adults, $18 children (plus applicable facility fees).   Call 242-SHOW or visit

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