A HOLIDAY CLASSIC FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY.
THE NUTCRACKER | December 13 - 24, 2019
San Diego Civic Theatre
FEATURING THE SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY AT ALL FULL-LENGTH PERFORMANCES.
California Ballet presents Jared Nelson’s highly anticipated New Nutcracker at the Civic Theatre. With visionary choreography, sparkling new costuming and sets, and the polish of the San Diego Symphony, this New Nutcracker will light up the Civic stage for the first time this year… Sure to be a “Jewel of a Nutcracker!”
“Fasten your seatbelts, Jared Nelson gives the company a blast of jet fuel”
~ Jump Jive, Kris Eitland
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Run time: 2 hours 10 minutes, including one intermission.
TICKETS: $25 - $95
Must be at least 4 years old to attend full length performances. Families with younger children please see our 60-minute Family Friendly Performances
Limited late seating
Group discount tickets: Learn more →
Scout Troop discounted tickets: Learn more →
Accessibility is a priority. Wheelchair and handicap services are available. Learn more here.
✆ CBC TICKET OFFICE: (858) 560-6741
★ RED CARPET PHOTO OP on the Plaza:
Starting one hour prior to all performance times. View 2018 Images →
★ MEET THE CAST after the show:
Meet Clara, the Nutcracker Prince, Sugarplum Fairy, and more in the Grande Salon following all full-length matinee and early evening performances.
TODDLER FRIENDLY NUTCRACKER
Two very special performances for families with very young children. Toddlers under 4 are welcome! At just the right length, this one hour show is perfect for introducing the joy of dance to children of all ages.
Run time: 60 Minutes, no intermission. Prerecorded music.
Tickets: $26.25 - $50
Children under 12 months of age may attend with a $5 lap tickets, available at the theater the day of the performance.
Tickets available online or through the California Ballet Ticketing Office.
Jared Nelson | Artistic Director
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
conducted by John Stubbs
Music Director & Principal Conductor
and Dana Zimbric, Associate Conductor
SCENIC & LIGHTING DESIGN
Catherine Hand - Scenery
Eric Keel - Lighting
THE CIVIC THEATRE
San Diego, California
Civic Theatre, San Diego CA
SD COMMISSSION For Arts & Culture
CALIFORNIA Arts Council
COUNTY of SAN DIEGO
SAN DIEGO THEATERS
THE HERMANN Foundation
THE PARKER Foundation
ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE SPONSORS
The U.S. GRANT Hotel
NORDSON Corporation Foundation
SAN DIEGO THEATRES, Inc.
UC SAN DIEGO Health
EMILIO NARES Foundation
BITE SIZED Bakery & Cafe
PAARTS WELLNESS Studio
The CALIFORNIA BALLET Board of Trustees
Maxine Mahon's THE NUTCRACKER - Images: Brad Matthews