The Character Crew Returns for the Holidays!

November 9, 2015

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!

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