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Poinsettias and Pointe Shoes

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  • November 18, 2016 - November 18, 2016
  • Location: Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
  • Address: One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • Times: 4:30 PM
  • Admission: $26 for adults and $13 for children for the 4:30 p.m. performance, and $28 for adults and $15 for children for the 6 and 7:30 p.m. performances.
  • 412-454-9107

Kick off the holiday season with Phipps Conservatory and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre as they bring the magic of The Nutcracker to Phipps’ historic glasshouse for Poinsettias and Pointe Shoes. Complete with a sneak peek of Phipps’ Winter Flower Show and Light Garden, this family-friendly event features classic vignettes from Terrence S. Orr's The Nutcracker, including the "Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy.” After the show, visitors can have a meet-and-greet and photo opportunity with the dancers and explore the Conservatory for a preview of some of the colorful poinsettias, glowing evergreens and festive displays of Phipps’ Winter Flower Show and Light Garden, which officially opens Fri., Nov. 25. Tickets include an exclusive 50-percent-off ticket special to attend PBT’s full-length performance of The Nutcracker, onstage at the Benedum Center Fri., Dec. 2 – Tues., Dec. 27.

Phipps members receive a 10-percent discount to Poinsettias and Pointe Shoes and can receive the discount by contacting or 412-622-6915, ext. 6505. Reservations to this event are required and can be made by visiting or calling 412-454-9107.