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64 ratings
4.2 average rating
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254 events
194 reviews
144 stars
attended Dec 08 2013

It was just O.K. - I was disappointed that the Nutcracker remained a doll throughout the entire performance. He usually comes to life & participates in the dream, as all of the other characters & animals do. Only the main "prince" was priceless...continued

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4 events
4 reviews
7 stars
attended Dec 08 2013

Enjoyed the mesmerizing experience of the Marat Daukayev Nutcracker ballet. Beautiful choreography and expert performance. Would definitely see again yearly with different themes.

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4 events
4 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 14 2013

Took my daughter to see this very traditional Christmas event. We had a good time.

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Goldstar Member Red Velvet
8 events
2 reviews
95 stars
attended Dec 07 2013

my daughters first ballet. can't wait till next year

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52 events
19 reviews
53 stars
attended Dec 14 2013

Probably the best Nutcracker you'll ever see produced by a ballet school. Beatiful back drops and costumes. Amazingly talented young dancers. Mr Daukayev as Drosselmeyer himself and SF principal Maria Kochetkova guest stars as sugar plum - such...continued

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16 events
13 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 07 2013

Superb performance. I did miss the lady with the big dress, however.

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11 events
11 reviews
12 stars
attended Dec 14 2013

I paid $49 for 2 tickets that were orchestra/balcony instead of the lowest $12 per ticket -- I wanted the best seats possible. When we got to the theater, the tickets we were given were in the mid balcony with a face price of $17. This did not...continued

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33 events
9 reviews
12 stars
attended Dec 14 2013

When I ordered the tickets I was unaware that this company is actually a dancing school, however, I was quickly charmed by the young, dedicated dancers. They were marvelous., and the costumes, which are especially important in a holiday...continued

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15 events
6 reviews
9 stars
attended Dec 07 2013

Charming, magical version of The Nutcracker, with gifted, well trained students, who seemed to be having a great time. We had a great time, too.

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8 events
5 reviews
13 stars
attended Dec 14 2013

I initially intended to attend the Long Beach ballet, and somehow I ended up with the wrong purchase. In any case my 8 guests and I , ages ranging from 55 and one teen, and one 6 year old attended. We drove for several hours to attend. I...continued

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8 events
5 reviews
13 stars
attended Dec 14 2013

My expectation of any performance for the ballet was at least all dancers with a few years experience.(I somehow missed exact show ticket purchase, and these tickets I had not originally planned to attend) (9 of us all together and 3 hour drive )...continued

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6 events
4 reviews
14 stars
attended Dec 08 2013

I liked seeing yet another version of the Nutcracker. I think his team did a wonderful job with decorations and costumes. My niece was part of the performance so it made it even more special.

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14 events
4 reviews
0 stars
Goldstar Member
8 events
4 reviews
17 stars
attended Dec 08 2013

Wonderful show!!! Great for all ages!!!

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3 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 14 2013

Had a fantastic time at this event. I went with my mom, mother-in-law, sister, and two daughters (ages 4 and 5) and everyone enjoyed it regardless of their age differences. I wasn't sure if my daughters would have the patience to sit through the...continued

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Patrick
3 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 15 2013

It was a good performance. My first time seeing the nutcracker again in years. I enjoyed it. Mostly went there to see Maria Kochetkova performed. She is an amazing dancer. She did a great Sugar-Plum Fairy role. I wouldn't mind going again to see...continued

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9 events
3 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 14 2013

lovely performance; however, it was very hot and uncomfortable in the theatre!

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14 events
3 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 07 2013

The ballet was was probably the best Nutcracker I've seen from a ballet school. You can clearly see how their dancers go on to dance in professional companies. Highly recommended.

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13 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 14 2013

I am extremely unhappy that seating were way back at the Balcony. I purchased tickets $20.00 +$5.00 fee for orchestra seat for my friend birthday. The tickets are shown $17.00. and they said $7.50 is charge from Gold Star. It doesn't make any...continued

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4 events
2 reviews
9 stars
attended Dec 14 2013

It was meteocre. I've seen much better Nutcrackers. This was very amateur. The seats, although were in the center balcony, were not great because you could see everyone's head in front of you. This was my worst Goldstar event yet.

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