“Thoroughly charming and enchanting.” – Broadway World
Rhode Island’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever! The magic of the holidays comes to life as the fresh new production of The Nutcracker by Yury Yanowsky returns to the stage. Critics and audiences were blown away by the 2021 premiere which Motif Magazine says is “Happy and joyful from curtain to curtain…filled with youth and hope, a timeless tale made more fitting for our time.”
The crown jewel of the holiday season, this family-friendly production features a spectacular tree that grows 38 feet, a charming Nutcracker character designed by Big Nazo Lab, clever magic tricks, vibrant and shimmering costumes, and dozens of delightful young dancers performing alongside the FBP Company of world-class resident artists.
Get your tickets for the festive holiday treat that has become a can’t-miss tradition for families across the region. Prepare to be transported on a magical holiday adventure, and make memories with the ones you love at The Nutcracker!
Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography: Yury Yanowsky
*Casting is subject to change without notice.
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 Sunday matinee of FBP’s awe-inspiring Nutcracker production! Meet Clara and your favorite characters and enjoy an exclusive photo-op area, while you enjoy light sampling of tasty treats. Make holiday memories with the ones you love at Clara’s Tea!
Festival Ballet Providence presents
Sunday Dec. 18, 2022, 11:30am-12:30pm
The Vets Gallery (use main entrance)
Adults $50, Children (12 and under) $25
This is an add-on event. It does not include admission to The Nutcracker. 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.
Special group pricing for groups of 10 or more.
Health & Safety Information
Proof of vaccine or negative COVID-19 test are not requred. Masks are optional and welcome.
Directions & Parking
Due to ongoing roadwork, road closures and alternate traffic patterns may be in effect. Please plan accordingly.
Our guests' safety is our top priority. Due to enhanced security, walk-through metal detectors are now used at all performances. Suitcases, firearms, and weapons of any kind 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.