Westside Ballet's The Nutcracker, the Beloved Holiday Ballet
* Additional fees apply.
All offers for Westside Ballet's The Nutcracker have expired.
The last date listed for Westside Ballet's The Nutcracker was Sunday December 14, 2008 / 5:00pm.
Most Popular Dance Event Nearby:
- Full Price:
- $28.00 - $65.00
- Our Price:
- $25.00 - $58.50
Southern California's only Nutcracker production with a full symphony orchestra stars So You Think You Can Dance finalist Melissa Sandvig and Seth Orza, principal dancer with the Pacific Northwest Ballet. Now in its 31st season, this stunning version of Tchaikovsky's classic ballet by artistic director David Wilcox also boasts sparkling sets and costumes, dazzling pyrotechnics and magic effects -- along with a special appearance by Rebel, Long Beach Ballet's gorgeous white Arabian horse. The Los Angeles Times calls it "opulent, family-oriented holiday entertainment." Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from diana
view more less of this review
This was my 1st ballet and I enjoyed the show a lot, the venue was another story...
Wadsworth is basically a really big school auditorium. We spent the entire Intermission outside in line (in what seemed to be the freezing cold) for instant coffee and vending machine snacks. We spent $16 for 4 foam size cups of coffee, 2 bags of Mrs. Fields Cookies and 1 bag of Sunchips. Why there was only 1 concession stand with 3-workers for an auditorium that holds 500+ I have no idea!
Once we finally got our snacks, the show had already started. We rush in only to find out that we're not allowed to carry in hot drinks! The lady working there would not even let me stand in the doorway to watch a show I paid for. I wanted to scream.
Other than that the dancers in the show were all amazing. The children especially. I just wish it was at a better venue with way better customer service.
Westside Ballet Company's production of The Nutcracker is a Southern California tradition spanning four decades. Tchaikovsky's classic ballet is about a young girl, Clara, who is given a nutcracker for Christmas by her godfather, Herr Drosselmeyer. But this is no ordinary nutcracker as Clara learns that very night.