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All offers for City Ballet's The Nutcracker have expired.
The last date listed for City Ballet's The Nutcracker was Wednesday December 21, 2011 / 7:30pm.
Currently at Spreckels Theatre:
- Full Price:
- $41.75 - $61.75
- Our Price:
- $22.25 - $32.25
Voted "San Diego's Best Nutcracker" by San Diego Dance Alliance Tommy Awards, and described as "a plum of a Nutcracker," by the San Diego Union-Tribune, City Ballet's 19th annual Nutcracker returns to the historic Spreckels Theatre in downtown San Diego. This lavish production is fashioned after the choreography of the great Russian master Lev Ivanov who created the very first Nutcracker more than 100 years ago. Virtuoso dancing is complemented by opulent sets, costumes and Pyotr Tchaikovsky's brilliant score performed live by The City Ballet Orchestra with John Nettles conducting. The cast is made up of professionals from the City Ballet company, with children's roles performed by the top talent from the City Ballet School. This beloved holiday ballet follows young Clara on an exciting Christmas night journey through an enchanted dreamworld, where she encounters the Nutcracker Prince, fights epic battles and travels to the magical kingdom of the Sugar Plum Fairy. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
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Excellent student event as opposed to professional.
Quotes & Highlights
- “City Ballet has become San Diego’s most professional troupe.” --San Diego Union-Tribune
Heralded as “a top-tier dance company” and “an oasis of classical dance in a city otherwise too often a desert,” City Ballet is San Diego’s world-class professional ballet company, now celebrating its nineteenth season, and under the direction of former Boston Ballet and Stuttgart Ballet dancers Steven and Elizabeth Wistrich. City Ballet is a non-profit organization committed to furthering the ballet art form. The company produces classic and contemporary ballet programs that critics rave as “polished, eye-catching and delightful,” and “highly entertaining and professional.” International dance critic Sheila Orysiek wrote in 2006, “San Diego finally has a classical ballet company that is worthy of the name.” City Ballet’s productions have made the Top Ten Dance Events of the Year named by the San Diego Union-Tribune for the past five years.
About the Ticket Supplier: City Ballet of San Diego
City Ballet is a professional ballet company offering a full season of ballet repertoire. City Ballet produces classic and contemporary ballet programs that critics rave as "polished, eye-catching and delightful".