BalletMet will present its annual production of "The Nutcracker" Dec. 9-24 at the Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St. Seventeen performances are scheduled, with ticket prices ranging from $29 to $89. Tickets can be purchased at the CAPA Ticket Center, 39 E. State St., and ticketmaster.com. To purchase tickets by phone, call 614-469-0939 or 800-745-3000. Westerville students of the BalletMet Academy who will perform include: (first row, from left) Lydia Hall; (second row) Adriane Thompson, Sabrina Freshly, Lillian Hall, Lillian Malone; (third row) Josephine A. Patil and Frankie Bonte.