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The Royal Ballet screening at Gesa Power House Theatre

WALLA WALLA —Gesa Power House Theatre presents a Live Cinema screening of The Royal Ballet’s current production of The Nutcracker on Thursday, December 23 at 7:00 p.m.

The Nutcracker is a family favorite at Christmas time and is one of the most delightful ways to discover the enchantment of ballet. The story of Clara, a girl on a magical Christmas Eve adventure, is accompanied by sparkling music and even dancing sweets! Watch the full company of The Royal Ballet in this much-loved ballet classic.

The cast of this production of The Nutcracker includes Akane Takada (The Sugar Plum Fairy), Cesar Corrales (The Prince), Christopher Saunders (Herr Drosselmeyer), Isabella Gasparini (Clara), Luca Acri (Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker).

Filmed during a live event, the Live Cinema Series broadcasts offer audiences an equivalent to the best seat in the house, with incredibly detailed close-ups of the performers. Shakespeare Walla Walla supports the Live Cinema Series. The Live Cinema series continues in 2022 with new productions by The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera.

This screening has an approximate runtime of 2 hours 30 minutes. Beer, wine, popcorn, and snacks will be available for purchase and may be taken into the theater.

General admission tickets ($15 adults, $10 students) are available online at or by calling the box office at 509-529-6500.

Additional precautions, such as required mask use for unvaccinated patrons, will be observed based on the latest guidance from state and county health departments.


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