The Nutcracker 2019

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The Nutcracker, Snowflakes, Sword Fights, and Dancing Dolls. Let your imagination transport you to a land of Magical dancing, and childhood dreams.

On Saturday and Sunday, December 28 and December 29, 2019 Dancing in the Streets Arizona (DITSAZ) will present The Nutcracker ballet with live music provided by the Civic Orchestra of Tucson. This performance will feature, Guest Artists for the Sugar Plum Fairy and Cavaliers Guests Artists to be Announced. Both shows will be matinee performances and are scheduled for 2:00pm. Both performances will take place at the Leo Rich Theater 260 S Church Ave, Tucson, Arizona 85701. Tickets, start at $12.50

Be swept away by Tchaikovsky’s iconic score as the Sugar Plum Fairy, our heroine Clara, and a cast of hundreds take you on a magical journey to mystical lands. This full-length traditional production is choreographed and directed by Founders and Artistic Directors Joseph Rodgers and Soleste Lupu.  Dancing toys, mischievous mice, waltzing flowers and sparkling snowflakes dance to Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous score performed by The Civic Orchestra of Tucson. The Nutcracker ballet is based on the classic E.T.A. Hoffmann tale, featuring the magical toymaker Herr Drosselmeyer, Claire, her beloved Nutcracker Prince, twirling Snowflakes, and battling mice. Whether you’re seeing it again, or for the first time, The Nutcracker ballet will capture your imagination and transport you to a magical world of brave toy soldiers and waltzing flowers. Follow Clara as she embarks on her journey filled with colorful characters and breathtaking costumes. The Nutcracker is the perfect way to introduce children and adults of all ages to the power and beauty of classical dance. From the captivating dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy to the iconic snow scene, this classical ballet continues to enthrall audiences. The Nutcracker is central to many families’ holiday traditions, and continues to inspire the next generation of dancers.

This ballet has become an annual tradition for many of our families. Our cast is the most diverse group of dancers in all of Tucson.


TCC Leo Rich Theater
260 S. Church Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701

Show Times

  • December 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm
  • December 29, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Ticket Details

Purchase Tickets at the Tucson Convention Center Ticket Office 260 S. Church Ave.
Box office hours are Mon. – Fri. 10:00 am – 5:30pm.
The ticket prices listed below have all facility fees included if purchasing in person from the box office. If you purchase online, there will be additional fees charged by Ticket Master.

  • General: $13.50 – $36
  • Seniors/Students/Military: $12.50 – $34.50
  • Groups (of 10 or more): $12.50 – $35

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