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The Nutcracker

121 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101

Region: Downtown

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Date: December 11 - 23, 2015

Price: $29-$79
Discounts for Students, Seniors and Military.

Venue: Spreckels Theatre
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 As you come into the grand lobby of the historic Spreckels Theater, you will be charmed by a chorus of carolers bringing you the joyful songs of the season. Voted San Diego's Best Nutcracker production by the "Tommy Awards", this elaborate and elegant production, with exquisite costumes and scenery, will take you on Clara's magical journey from her fun filled family Christmas party where toy soldiers and mice become life sized,to the enchanted Snow Forest and on to the Land of Sweets where she is welcomed by the Sugar Plum Fairy, her Cavalier and magical performances from dancers throughout  the world. This heart warming production is the perfect way for families to immerse themselves in the holiday spirit, year after year. Accompanied by the City Ballet Orchestra and Chorus. Following each matinee performances, members of the cast will be in the lobby to greet audience members and pose for photos.

Dates and Times

  • Friday, December 11 at 7:30 PM
  • Saturday, December 12 at 2:00 PM
  • Saturday, December 12 at 7:30 PM
  • Sunday, December 13 at 2:00 PM
  • Friday, December 18 at 7:30 PM
  • Saturday, December 19 at 2:00 PM
  • Saturday, December 19 at 7:30 PM
  • Sunday, December 20 at 2:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 22 at 2:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 22 at 7:30 PM
  • Wednesday, December 23 at 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, December 23 at 7:30 PM

Join the Sugar Plum Fairy and Her Nutcracker Friends

Enjoy a delicious Tea with the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Friends at the US Grant Hotel prior to the Saturday matinees. This Lovely Holiday Tea includes assorted tea sandwiches, freshly baked scones, fresh strawberries with Devonshire Cream and sugars, a Kingdom of Sweets, teas and a glass of Bellini or Champagne ( for adults of course). 

Time: 12:00 to 1:30 PM Prior to the Saturday Matinee Performances of The Nutcracker
Price: The price is $46 for adults and $25 for children.

Composer: Peter Tchaikovsky
Choreographer: Elizabeth Wistrich
Costumes: David Heuvel

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