The magical ballet with dancing toy soldiers and sugar plumb fairies premiered in Saint Petersburg, Russia around this time in 1892. This weekend and next weekend, you can catch The Nutcracker on stages in Tampa, Sarasota, Clearwater, Lakeland and Saint Petersburg, Florida.
Below is a list of dates and showtimes:
Dance Theatre Of Tampa - The Nutcracker
USF Theatre 1 – Tampa
David A. Straz Center - Carol Morsani Hall – Tampa