Richmond Ballet Presents: The Nutcracker
Carpenter Theatre

Richmond Ballet Presents: The Nutcracker

About the Event

warning.png Please see COVID-19 Policies for entry listed below.


Choreography by Stoner Winslett
Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
with Richmond Symphony

The Nutcracker makes its triumphant return this holiday season! Accompanied by the Richmond Symphony, Clara and her adoring Nutcracker, the glittering butterfly, and dancing Russian bear will once again charm audience members of all ages. This is the final opportunity to see this version of our beloved production as updated costumes and dazzling new sets will premiere in December of 2022.

Tickets start at $25. Visit or call the Richmond Ballet Box Office at 804.344.0906 x224.

Food and beverages are not permitted in the theatre.

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COVID-19 Policies

Upon entering the theatre, all audience members ages 12 and above are required to show printed or digital proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or of a professionally-administered negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the performance. Only professionally-administered PCR or rapid antigen tests that have been taken within 72 hours of the performance will be accepted. You may present physical or digital proof of the negative result, which must also include your name and the date the test was taken.


TIP: Photograph your photo ID and vaccination card together in one photo on your phone.


Patrons ages 18 and above will also need to show a photo ID. Please note: Proof of vaccination or of a negative COVID test is not required for children under the age of 12.


All patrons ages 2 and above will continue to be required to wear masks. 


If there are any changes to the requirements prior to the show, patrons will be notified by email and the event page on the venue website will be updated.


For more information on other actions taken for your safety, please visit


We look forward to welcoming you back to our venues, and to providing a safe and enjoyable experience!

Food and Beverage

Food and beverages are not permitted in the theatre.