Brand New Production!
The Nutcracker is back and better than ever! Experience the magic of Festival Ballet Providence’s brand-new production of The Nutcracker for the first time ever at the majestic Veterans Memorial Auditorium, featuring the New England premiere of magnificent sets and costumes, plus inventive new choreography from Yury Yanowsky that is sure to leave audiences of all ages brimming with holiday delight. The crown jewel of the holiday season, this family-friendly production features a 38 foot tall tree, a brand new Nutcracker character by Big Nazo Lab, stunning magic tricks, scores of vibrant tutus. and a children’s cast of dozens of delightful young dancers performing alongside the FBP Company of resident artists.
Experience the holiday treat beloved by audiences for generations and make memories to last a lifetime with the ones you love. This show is sure to delight audiences of all ages so get your tickets today and prepare to be transported on a magical holiday adventure!
Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography: Yury Yanowsky
When: Sun. Dec. 19, 2021 - 11:00am (prior to the 1:00pm matinee)
Where: The Vets Gallery (enter through main entrance)
What: You’re invited to the most delightful tea party of the season! Experience a magical holiday party featuring tasty treats and delightful memories at Clara’s Tea, Festival Ballet’s signature holiday event taking place prior to the Dec. 19 matinee of FBP’s all new Nutcracker production! Meet Clara and your favorite characters characters and enjoy an exclusive photo-op area, while you enjoy light sampling of tasty brunch treats courtesy of Renaissance Providence. Make memories with the ones you love at Clara’s Tea!
Cost: $50 (adults), $25 (children under 12). Children under 2 permitted at no cost.
Admission does not include performance tickets. All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket to see the performance.
Tickets are available for purchase online, by phone at (401) 421-ARTS (2787), or at the PPAC Box Office located at 220 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence. Box Office Hours are M-F, 10A–5P; Sat 10A-2P. Summer hours are M-Th 10A-3P. The VETS on-site Box Office is only open on show days. Children under the age of six are not permitted to attend performances unless it is designated as a family show. Please call the Box Office at (401) 421-2787 to see which shows are appropriate for younger children. All persons regardless of age are required to have a ticket for family shows. Ticket pricing subject to change without notice.
Health & Safety Information
Proof of Vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test are required for all events until further notice. Guests under the age of 12 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 test, but must be accompanied by an adult who meets the requirements above. Masks must be worn by all patrons, age 2 and over, regardless of vaccination status. Click below to read the full Health & Safety COVID-19 Policy.
Directions & Parking
Due to ongoing roadwork, road closures and alternate traffic patterns may be in effect. Please plan accordingly. For Directions & Parking Info
Our guests' safety is our top priority. Due to enhanced security, walk-through metal detectors are now used at all performances. Firearms, weapons, backpacks, suitcases, briefcases, and laptops are not allowed in the building. All bags will be searched upon arrival. Please arrive 35-45 minutes early for entry into the building.
Food & Drink
Outside food and beverages are not allowed in the theatre. We invite you to enjoy any snack or beverage purchased at The VETS during the performance in your seat. All bars only accept cashless options including credit, debit, and mobile payments. For more information