The Nutcracker ballet is a Christmastime tradition. In the Richmond Ballet’s enchanting performance, Tchaikovsky’s familiar music whisks both Clara and audiences alike on an extraordinary journey, from a battle beneath the branches of a magical Christmas tree, through an enchanted snowy forest, to the Kingdom of Sweets. With its colorful sets, fanciful costumes, and beloved characters, such as the Russian Bear and Arabian Snake, The Nutcracker continues to charm generations.
Below is a listing of the numerous performances and versions of The Nutcracker around the Richmond area for your enjoyment.
The Richmond Ballet performs The Nutcracker at the Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts downtown with Richmond Symphony from December 13-23, 2019.
The Nutcracker, full production of the holiday classic.
At Monacan High School Auditorium (Dec. 7 & 8) and Atlee High School Auditorium (Dec. 14 & 15, 20, 21, 22)
at The Cultural Arts Center of Glen Allen, 2800 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
Dec. 20, 21, 22 & 23, 2019
Manchester High School, Midlothian, VA 23112
Dec. 6-8, 2019
at Collegiate, 103 N Moreland Rd. Richmond, VA
•J’adore Dance – Twisted Tale of the Nutcracker
The Cultural Center of India, 6641 Ironbridge Parkway, Chester, VA 23831, Dec. 16-18, 2019
A fun twist on The Nutcracker:
Altria Theater, 6 N Laurel St., Richmond, VA 23220 – Thurs. Dec. 26, 2019
The Cultural Arts Cener at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd. Glen Allen, VA 23060 – Jan. 9-12, 2020
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Cultural Arts Center of Glen Allen