Performing Arts Ensemble


Big Holiday Show featuring The Nutcracker excerpts presented by Performing Arts Ensemble


PAE provides audiences of all ages with live holiday entertainment at reasonable prices.

Performing Arts Ensemble (PAE), a non-profit 501c(3) dance organization, is celebrating its 37th anniversary season with The Big Holiday Show, featuring excerpts from the beloved holiday classic The Nutcracker.

PAE’s production features NYC guest artists, lavish costumes and professional scenery. Audiences will enjoy holiday musical numbers, a Victorian Christmas party, toy soldiers, a frosty snow forest with falling snow, and Clara’s trip by sled to Candy Land. Highlighted holiday performances include:

Sunday, November 18 at 2pm at Algonquin Arts Theatre (173 Main St., Manasquan). Tickets are $23 and $18 for adults with a $3 discount for children and seniors.

Saturday, November 24 at 2pm at the Middletown Arts Center (36 Church St., next to the Middletown Train Station). Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children and seniors.

Join us for an optional meet-and-greet with characters from the show directly after the performance!

To order tickets for PAE’s upcoming performances, please call 732-614-5426 or 732-610-4003.

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