READING, Pa. -

The Reading Symphony Orchestra and the Berks Ballet Theatre will again come together on stage for a Christmas tradition.

The two groups announced details Tuesday of their production of the holiday classic, "The Nutcracker."

Two performances are scheduled for the Sovereign Performing Arts Center in Reading. The first will be Fri., Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m.; the other will be Sat., Dec. 15 at 2 p.m.

The RSO, led by Andrew Constantine, will provide the live music as more than 100 dancers perform the two-act ballet, under the leadership of Kelly Barber, the Berks Ballet Theatre's artistic director.

Tickets for "The Nutcracker" performances, as well as any of the Reading Symphony Orchestra's 100th season concerts at the Sovereign Performing Arts Center, are available by calling 610-373-7557 or by going to the RSO's website.