Nutcracker Sweets

For the 4th year, Momentum Dance Maui and Maui OnStage

collaborate on the beloved holiday family classic – NUTCRACKER SWEETS!

Show Days:  Dec 14, 15, 21, 22

Show Times:  Sat at 2pm and 7pm (House opens at 1:30pm and 6:30pm).  Sun at 2pm  (House opens at 1:30pm)

Tickets:  $25 – General Adult, $20 – Students under 18 (lap children FREE)

Show Length:  Approx 2 hours, including a 15 min intermission

FAMILY-FRIENDLY: Nutcracker Sweets is a show for ALL ages.

BE ON TIME:  The House opens 30 mins before showtime.  *Late Arrivals will be seated at the House Manager’s discretion.

UPON ARRIVAL:  Show your email confirmation OR e-ticket at the door (printed or on phone). Your seat assignment is on your email confirmation/e-ticket.  No outside food/beverages.

STREET PARKING:  Street parking is available on Market and Vineyard Streets. Please do NOT park in the Reserved stalls behind the Iao Theater. Those are for the Pono Building next door and you will be towed.

WAILUKU PARKING GARAGE:  The Wailuku Parking Garage is now OPEN!  Enter from Church St.  For more info – PARKING IN WAILUKU


Health/Safety Protocols, Additional Information:

  1. Please stay home if you are not feeling well.
  2. There are 4 – Wheelchair Accessible seats.
  3. Accessible restrooms are available next door at Kipuka Square (County-owned and operated).  Please alert an Usher or House Manager for access assistance.
  4. As per the ADA, service animals (as defined by the ADA) are allowed to accompany people with disabilities.  Please keep pets at home while attending the theater.
  5. The Historic ‘Iao Theater has “raked seating” which angles up and away from the stage.  Please watch your step moving about the theater.
  6. The theater has 7 exits; all with panic bar door hardware and a lit RED exit sign above
  7. The Historic ‘Iao Theater’s central air conditioning is set to 74 degrees.  The zone above the stage is kept a little cooler for performer safety which may affect the first few rows of the audience.  A light jacket or sweater is recommended.


*Maui OnStage’s health and safety protocols have been set in place to comply with current County, State and Federal guidelines with the express intention to provide a safe workplace and performance venue for our staff, performers, volunteers and patrons.  Any and all protocols are subject to change without notice.  By entering the Historic Iao Theater, the Education and Youth Program studio space or by participating in a Maui OnStage or Maui OnStage Education and Youth Program event, all individuals, including staff, contractors, performers, auditionees, volunteers and patrons voluntarily assume all risks related to possible exposure to COVID-19 and other viruses or illnesses and agree to follow all listed protocols.

The original Nutcracker Op. 71 is a two-act classical ballet written in1892 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

The plot is an adaptation of Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann’s 1816 short story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King.

Choreographed by ballet master and choreographer Marius Petipa.

Nutcracker Sweets is a fresh re-telling of the beloved holiday classic.

This shortened version follows Clara to the Land of Snow and the Land of Sweets.

You may also like…

Snow Angel

Snow Angel

.When the quiet town of Deerpoint, Vermont is hit by the biggest blizzard in 107 years, a mysterious girl named Eva...