Deaconess Methodist Hospital CEO will guest star in Nutcracker as Mother Ginger


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – The CEO of Deaconess Methodist Hospital will guest star as Mother Ginger in the annual production of Evansville Ballet Theatre’s rendition of the Nutcracker next month.

Linda White will play Mother Ginger in the production. This event will also feature music by the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and live choir music from the Evansville Children’s Choir Group.

The production is presented by the Evansville Ballet Theatre.

There will also be a special school edition on Friday, December 13th at 9:30AM. Last year, 1,800 children and teachers attended the event.

The Nutcracker will be performed at the Victory Theatre on Saturday, December 14th at 7PM and Sunday, December 15th at 2PM.

Tickets will cost between $22 and $55. You can buy tickets online by clicking here.

Clara’s Tea Party

There will be a VIP pre-show event before the December 15th performance of the Nutcracker. It will give you an up-close and personal experience with select cast members from the Nutcracker ballet, including the Sugar Plum Fairy from the Colorado Ballet.

Guests will enjoy a buffet style brunch ending with sweet treats from the hot chocolate bar.

You’ll also have an opportunity to take pictures with your favorite cast member.

Each child will get a free Nutcracker book and will be transported from Party Central in Evansville to the Victory Theatre in a white vintage Trolley.

The event will be held on Sunday, December 15th from Noon to 1:30PM at Party Central.

Tickets are $25. You can find tickets online here.

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(This story was originally published on Nov. 19, 2019)

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