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The last date listed for Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker was Sunday December 12, 2004 / 5:00pm.
The Nutcracker: A Ballet in Two Acts
Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet 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. After a great battle with the Mouse King, the Nutcracker turns into a Prince. He takes Clara on a magic journey through the Land of the Snow to the Kingdom of the Sweets, where the Sugar Plum Fairy honors the couple with entertainment from around the world.
Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Orchestra: San Diego Civic Youth Orchestra, Robert Gilson, Conductor
Choreography: Elizabeth Wistrich, after Lev Ivanov, Vassily Vainonen and Rudolp Nureyev