The Nutcracker in Richmond
December 13 – 23, 2019
Carpenter Theatre at Dominion Energy Center
600 East Grace Street
Richmond, VA 23219
with Richmond Symphony at Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts
Choreography by Stoner Winslett
Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
This season marks Artistic Director Stoner Winslett’s 40th time staging her continually evolving, acclaimed version of The Nutcracker. 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.
Clara’s tea party
Join Clara and her friends for a special party, sponsored by Gardner’s Orthodontics, after select matinee performances of The Nutcracker! Set in Dominion Energy Center’s festive Rhythm Hall, guests will enjoy meeting their favorite characters from the Kingdom of Sweets along with an elegantly seated tea and tasty sweets all accompanied by live piano. This intimate family event is an experience not to be missed.
Please note: Clara’s Tea Party is a separately ticketed event.
The Nutcracker is presented by
with Additional Major Support from
The Richard S. Reynolds Foundation
Live music made possible by The E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation
CultureWorks & The Arts and Cultural Funding Consortium supported by City of Richmond and the Counties of Hanover & Henrico