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The Buttcracker 8 - The BIGGEST little Buttcracker In The World



The BIGGEST little Buttcracker In The World

A Brüka Original Parody In The Spirit Of The Ridiculous

Directed by Mary Bennett   Choreography by John Wade & Ensemble

NOV 24, 25, 30

DEC 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23 @ 8 PM  
MATINEES - DEC 10 & 17 @ 2 PM 2017


 Reno, NV.  Brüka Theatre proudly presents the ridiculous parody:  Buttcracker 8 – The BIGGEST little Buttcracker In The World – a hysterical, historical time travel adventure.  This Brüka romp, a parody of the Nutcracker is back by popular demand and taking a trip through the history of Reno, celebrating 150 years of the BIGGEST little city in the world! In this ridiculous parody based on the holiday favorite The Nutcracker, Brüka dances its pants off in an eclectic, hilarious and original performance experience laced with Brüka’s exciting performance style.  This new adventure has Clara and the gang time traveling into a bizarre bend on the history of Reno.  Directed by Mary Bennett with choreography by John Wade, La Ronda Etheridge and the ensemble. Opening November 24, 2017 and playing through December 23, 2017.

Buttcracker 8 – The BIGGEST little Buttcracker in the world opens with a post show opening night champagne reception and appetizers from the Wild River Grille. The show runs weekly with shows Wednesdays through Sundays. Evening shows begin at 8:00 pm and the two Sunday matinees for Buttcracker 8 on and December 10th & 17th begin at 2:00 PM.  The December 17th matinee is followed by a talkback with the company and audience.  The doors open a half an hour before curtain time. (Artist night is Wednesday December 2 – ALL TICKETS are $10.)  Suggested for ages 8 and up.  Not recommended for those with tight slippers.

Season Tickets are now on sale.  Reservations are available through our box office at (775) 323-3221. Individual tickets are $24 for general $22 for students, seniors and military and all tickets are $30 at the door. Reservations are also available at the Melting Pot World Emporium @ their new location: 1047 S. Virginia Street.  Reno. We validate convenient parking at the Parking Gallery on First and Sierra Street.  Check us out at  Season Tickets and Gift Certificates are on sale for the holidays.  Tickets available online at  

ABOUT BRÜKA THEATRE  In its 25th season in downtown Reno, Brüka has been named “Best Theatre Company” by The News and Review twenty years running.  Brüka Theatre is a leader in the region, recognized for its productions, artists and theatre for children series since it’s founding in 1992.   Central to Brüka is the commitment to the reinvestigation of contemporary and classic plays and developing new plays within Brüka’s Artistic Collective, which include winners of the Nevada Arts Council and Sierra Arts Foundation artist grants and 9 local best actor honors.  Brüka is a non- equity and not-for-profit theater TCG small professional company that has produced over 100 shows in our downtown Reno location. Sign up for our email newsletter by going to our website at  2017/18 Season tickets are on sale now.

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