Bob Baker’s Nutcracker at Pasadena Playhouse

Bob Baker’s Nutcracker | Carrie Hamilton Theatre - November 30 –December 29

Bob Baker’s adaptation of the ballet classic is one of Bob Baker Marionette Theater’s most beloved shows since it began in 1969.  Imagination dwells at Pasadena Playhouse, in a space specially outfitted for optimal holiday and puppetry joy. Allow the Bob Baker Marionette Theater and over 100 handcrafted puppets to take you on an adventure through the wizardry of strings and into the enchanted world of the fantastic… NUTCRACKER.

MEET…. the Sugarplum Fairy and her Promenading Cakes!

DANCE…. with the Waltzing Flowers!

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CHEER…. for the Nutcracker band, The Go-Go’s!

MARVEL…. at the wonders beyond the Mysterious Door!

About Bob Baker Marionette Theater:                      

The Bob Baker Marionette Theater is Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument #958. With over 300 performances a year, utilizing over 2000 handcrafted puppets, the Theater caters to birthday parties, school groups, weddings, and community functions of all sorts. After 50 years of magic, having entertained over one million children of all ages, we are proud and excited for 50 more years of pulling the strings of family fun!

Tickets at or by calling 626-356-7529


The Pasadena Playhouse is a place where people have gathered for 100 years to experience bold and important theater.  It is one of the most prolific theaters in American history with a legacy of profound theatrical impact and courageous new work. In 1937, the Playhouse was officially recognized as the State Theater of California for its contribution and commitment to the dramatic arts. Today it continues that tradition of excellence under the helm of producing artistic director Danny Feldman. Dedicated to enriching lives through theater, community programs and learning initiatives, Pasadena Playhouse is a living force in the community.

Performance Schedule:

Saturday, November 30          2:30PM Performance

Sunday, December 1               2:30PM Performance

Friday, December 6                7:30PM Performance

Sunday, December 8               11:30AM Performance

Sunday, December 8               2:30PM Performance

Friday, December 13              7:30PM Performance

Saturday, December 14          11:30AM Performance

Saturday, December 14          2:30PM Performance

Sunday, December 15             11:30AM Performance

Sunday, December 15             2:30PM Performance

Monday, December16            7:30PM Performance

Tuesday, December 17           7:30PM Performance

Wednesday, December 18     7:30PM Performance

Thursday, December 19         7:30PM Performance

Friday, December 20              7:30PM Performance

Saturday, December 21          11:30AM Performance

Saturday, December 21          2:30PM Performance

Saturday, December 21          5:30PM Performance

Sunday, December 22             11:30AM Performance

Sunday, December 22             2:30PM Performance

Sunday, December 22             5:30PM Performance

Monday, December 23           11:30AM Performance

Monday, December 23           2:30PM Performance

Monday, December 23           7:30PM Performance

Friday, December 27              2:30PM Performance

Friday, December 27              7:30PM Performance

Saturday, December 28          11:30AM Performance

Saturday, December 28          2:30PM Performance

Saturday, December 28          5:30PM Performance

Sunday, December 29             11:30AM Performance

Sunday, December 29             2:30PM Performance

Sunday, December 29             5:30PM Performance