The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker


December 14-23, 2013

Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage
600 East Grace Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Richmond Ballet Artistic Director Stoner Winslett’s version of The Nutcracker has been called, “Perfect…In my dream version of America, every state has a Nutcracker this good” (Alastair Macaulay, The New York Times). This grand Richmond tradition returns with live music by Richmond Symphony, with 13 performances in the grand Carpenter Theatre. Make your holiday season complete and share the fun of the Mouse King, the Chinese Dragon, the Russian Bear, and much, much more!

The Nutcracker is performed in the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage and lasts approximately 2 hours. 

The Richmond Ballet box office and eTix are the only official points of sale for all Richmond Ballet performance tickets, including The Nutcracker.

Tickets to The Nutcracker start at $20!


To be entered to win the pearl jewelry from Adolf Jewelers, purchase your Nutcracker tickets by December 7, 2013!


Also, join Clara and her friends for a special occasion after select matinee performances of The Nutcracker!* Set in CenterStage’s festive Rhythm Hall, guests will enjoy meeting their favorite characters from the Kingdom of Sweets along with an elegant seated tea and tasty sweets accompanied by live piano. This intimate family event is an experience not to be missed.

*Please note that Clara’s Tea Party is a separate ticketed event. You can purchase tickets for the tea parties here.


Richmond Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker is sponsored by

with major support from




additional support provided by


Martin's Foods


West Broad Audi Richmond VA




   Back to All Performances