Frisch’s Presents The Nutcracker 2014

Cincinnati's favorite holiday tradition

In a world where sugarplums dance, rats are kings and toys come to life, one little girl goes on the adventure of a lifetime through the Land of Sweets. But is it all a dream? There’s only one way to find out.

Accompanied by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra performing Tchaikovsky’s iconic score, Frisch’s Presents The Nutcracker, presented since 1974, is Cincinnati’s favorite holiday tradition. Revel in the magic as Clara and her Nutcracker Prince meet exciting characters, absorb the bright colors of the favorite divertissements and enjoy the classic adventure of The Nutcracker.


  • Classical choreography
  • Flying & magic
  • Comedic moments
  • Family friendly
  • Large children’s cast

Victoria Morgan

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, performed by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Carmon DeLeone

John Ezell

Carrie Robbins

Trad A. Burns

Sneak peek

Peer into the Land of Sweets

The Nutcracker is a sweet adventure for sure. From leaping Russians to eloquent Snowflakes to Drosselmeyer’s magical toys this show is packed full of joyous moments and lovely choreography.

Watch our trailer for the performance for your sneak peek into the Land of Sweets.

…the magic of “Nutcracker” still rests with a fanciful story, excellent dancing and Tchaikovsky’s music. And that’s just how it should be.

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