Ron Cunningham’s The Nutcracker

Dec 10, 2016 - Dec 23, 2016 at Community Center Theater

Best-known and most beloved of all Sacramento traditions, Ron Cunningham’s delightful Nutcracker is a true holiday spectacular. Be captivated by Sacramento’s crown jewel of family entertainment with Clara’s magic journey through the sparkling Snowflake Forest to the delicious Land of the Sweets. Select performances with the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra. Create family memories of a lifetime!

December 10th at  2:00pm – (w/special enhanced pre-performance)
December 10th at 7:00pm
December 11th at 1:00pm – (w/live music & special enhanced pre-performance)
December 11th at 5:30pm
December 17th at 2:00pm – (w/live music & special enhanced pre-performance)
December 17th at 7:pm – (w/live music)
December 18th at 1pm – (w/live music)
December 18th at 5:30pm
December 22 at 7:00pm
December 23rd at 2:00pm (w/live music & special enhanced pre-performance)
December 23rd at 7:00pm (w/live music)

Single tickets on sale September 6th!

Enhance your Nutcracker experience with these FREE
Pre-performances!

Unwrapping the Presents Beneath the Tree: A look behind the scenes

Saturday, December 10th – 2pm – 4pm Performance – Pre-performance Event 12:30pm to 1:15pm
Saturday, December 17th – 2pm – 4pm Performance – Pre-performance Event 12:30pm to 1:15pm
Friday, December 23rd – 2pm – 4pm Performance – Pre-performance Event 12:30pm to 1:15pm

The Sacramento Ballet hopes you’ll join us to learn more about our favorite holiday tradition! Arrive at the theatre by 12:30pm to watch the end of company class on stage, see the stagehands begin preparations for the performance, and talk with our Artistic Directors, the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier about what makes this ballet a magical experience for everyone involved!


Music to our Ears

Sunday, December 11th – 1pm – 3pm Performance – Pre-performance Event 12:00pm to 12:30pm

We hope you will join us for a spirited pre-performance talk with Henrik Jul Hansen, Conductor of the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra, and Artistic Director, Ron Cunningham as they reveal the amazing history of Tchaikovsky’s famous score, and fun anecdotes about the Nutcracker over the years!

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