Kick off the holiday season with two of Pittsburgh’s most beloved traditions.
On Mon., Nov. 21, Phipps and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre are proud to present Poinsettias and Pointe Shoes — a special family-friendly event that will bring the magic of The Nutcracker to Phipps’ historic glasshouse. This one-night-only performance features a sampling of ballet vignettes from Terrence S. Orr’s The Nutcracker, including the beloved "Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy," as performed by talented Pre-professional Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School students. Plus, tickets include Conservatory admission, so guests can explore the Conservatory for a sneak peek at some of the colorful poinsettias, glowing evergreens and festive displays of Phipps’ Holiday Magic! Winter Flower Show and Light Garden, and stop by Café Phipps for wine and refreshments.
This season, three sessions of Poinsettias and Pointe Shoes will be offered, with performances at 4:30, 6 and 7:15 p.m.
This event is now SOLD OUT.
Doors open 30 minutes prior to the start of each performance, which will begin promptly at the stated time. Please plan to arrive early as seating is not assigned and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Phipps members and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre subscribers can receive a 10 percent discount on tickets to Poinsettias and Pointe Shoes. The discount code will be sent via email.
Photos © Aimee DiAndrea and Phipps Staff