New Jersey Stage

Friday, November 12, 2010

"The Nutcracker" Comes to The Strand In Lakewood

(Lakewood, NJ) -- PAE is celebrating its 30th anniversary of The Nutcracker at The Strand Theater for two days! Saturday, November 27 at 2pm and Sunday, November 28 at 2pm! Follow Clara and the Nutcracker prince through a fantastic tale of a giant growing Christmas tree, a battle with the mice, meeting the Sugar Plum Fairy in the Kingdom of Sweets and traveling through a land of beautiful snow.  

The cast includes guest artists from New York companies including the Met at Lincoln Center, New York City Opera ballet and Washington Ballet along with talented young company dancers and children chosen by auditions. Locally, PAE (Performing Arts Ensemble) have performed at the Strand Theater, M PAC, Union County Arts Center, Colleges, Two Rivers Theater and many other venues. PAE always varies the scenery from year to year for a fresh look. They have performed at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall festivals and BMCC in NYC as well as Disney World and Hershey Park, PA.

Tickets range from $26.00 (Orchestra/Loge), $22.00 (Mezzanine) and $17.00 (Tier). There is also a $2.00 Senior/Child discount available plus service charge. Tickets are available by calling the Strand box office or 732-614-5426 or 732-610-4003 to reach PAE.

For more information about PAE call 732-614-5426 or 732-610-4003.  Visit PAE's website for upcoming shows, photos and more at For more information call the box office at 732-367-7789 or visit the website at

The Strand is located at 4th Street and Clifton Avenue in Lakewood, NJ.