This world-renowned production tells the story of a nutcracker who comes to life, taking its owner, Clara, on a fantastical journey through a magical world populated by the rose queen, sugar plum fairies and an army of evil rats. The enchanting tale is performed by companies large and small during the holiday season, as a beloved tradition. The spectacular dances and incomparable score by Tchaikovsky have cemented themselves in the hearts and imaginations of popular culture, enduring for decades as a classic.
The Richmond Spiders represents the athletic programs and
intercollegiate teams of the University of Richmond in Richmond, Virginia .
NCAA Division I school, the university competes in the Atlantic 10 Conference. Richmond fields a wide range of men's and women's varsity and club programs in sports such as football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, rugby, crew, ice hockey, baseball, basketball and more.