Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati and
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati are joining together once again to spread holiday cheer across the Tristate with a number of special character appearances beginning Nov. 14.
The Nutcracker and Sugar Plum or Snow Queen from Cincinnati Ballet’s classic Frisch’s Presents The Nutcracker; Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s 25th annual production of A Christmas Carol, presented by U.S. Bank; Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati’s holiday production of Cinderella, sponsored by Macy’s; and The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s production of A Charlie Brown Christmas, also sponsored by Macy’s, will come together at holiday events around the city from mid-November through Nov. 29.
The Character Crew will make appearances at the following holiday attractions:
- Saturday, Nov. 14 (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.): Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market, Duke Energy Convention Center
- Friday, Nov. 20 (5 to 7 p.m.): Festival of Lights Members’ Preview, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
- Friday, Nov. 27 (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.): Tree Lighting and Santa Arrival, Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
- Saturday, Nov. 28 (2 to 4 p.m.): Crafty Supermarket, Music Hall
- Saturday, Nov. 28 (5:30 to 7 p.m.): Macy’s Downtown Dazzle, Fountain Square
- Sunday, Nov. 29 (12 to 2 p.m.): Winterfair, Northern Kentucky Convention Center
In addition to Character Crew appearances, the Nutcracker will also be appearing at these events:
- Thursday, Nov. 12 (7 to 8 pm): VIP Night, Joseph Beth Crestview
- Saturday, Dec. 5 (2 to 4 pm): Redsfest, Duke Energy Convention Center
- Saturday, Dec. 12 (5:30 to 7:30 pm) Macy’s Downtown Dazzle, Fountain Square
If you spot the Nutcracker at any of these events you could win 4 tickets to Frisch’s Presents The Nutcracker! Learn more about the “Nutcracker Tracker” social media contest!