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Spreckels Theatre
121 Broadway San Diego, CA 92101
619-235-9500
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Try to get orchestra or an aisle seat if in mezzanine or balcony. The seats up are very close to the next row, cramped and uncomfortable.
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The website for the venue, Spreckles Theatre) notes that valet parking is available. Well, parking in the building is a flat $22; across the street in the NBC building, covered parking is $10. Caveat emptor.
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Description

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

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".