California Ballet's The Nutcracker, With Live Musical Accompaniment
* Additional fees apply.
All offers for The Nutcracker have expired.
The last date listed for The Nutcracker was Sunday December 23, 2012 / 1:00pm (San Diego Symphony).
Currently at San Diego Civic Theatre:
- Full Price:
- $40.00 - $90.00
- Our Price:
- $18.00 - $45.00
Considered by many to be the finest achievement in classical ballet, California Ballet Company presents a grand spectacle of dance with Sleeping Beauty -- a tale of beautiful princesses, sinister witches and the transformative power of true love's kiss. With sensational choreography, Tchaikovsky's triumphant score and a cast of fanciful characters in a storybook kingdom filled with dazzling sets and costumes, it's no wonder The Sleeping Beauty is considered such a treasure. Starring California Ballet's Chie Kudo and international guest artist Vadim Solomakha, this enchanting story of a princess condemned to death on her 16th birthday who can only be awakened by the kiss of her true prince is the perfect romantic fairy tale. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from CarolynRed Velvet
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Loved it! I really wanted to see the Nutcracker, and I am so happy I did. Made it an evening with my Mom, who is now in her late 80's. Wonderful to see it with her, as, of course, she introduced me to it as a child. First of all, the "plot" was explained in the program so for the first time, we actually understood what was going on. (okay, duh!) The costuming was beautiful; some of it reminded me of sparkly cotton candy! The San Diego Symphony was perfect, and the dancing...Oh, the dancing. The beautiful, darling children! The leaps and extensions! The pirouettes! The fun! Simply classic ballet. I sat there on a Thursday night thinking, I could come back on Saturday, and see it all again!
Choreographed by Maxine Mahon with music director John Stubbs conducting Orchestra Nova December 15 and 16 and the San Diego Symphony December 19-23.
Starring Chie Kudo as well as Carlo Di Dio, Vitaliy Nechay, Oscar Burciaga, Bernadette Torres and Rebecca Correia.
Patrons are invited to meet cast members at the Sugar Plum Parties*
*immediately following all matinees (1:00pm, 2:30pm or 5:30pm).
* Held in the Theatre Grand Salon *
*Approximate run time is 2 hours.
* includes intermission *
*Not recommended for children younger than 3. For your comfort, and the enjoyment of others, please use discretion when bringing children to any live theater performance.