Saturday December 14, 2013 / 2:00pmMarat Daukayev Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker
Orchestra and Balcony
How was your experience?
I initially intended to attend the Long Beach ballet, and somehow I ended up with the wrong purchase. In any case my 8 guests and I , ages ranging from 55 and one teen, and one 6 year old attended. We drove for several hours to attend. I appreciated the student ballet performance, but they did not have the experience I expected. I still enjoyed the show and plan on being more careful with ticket purchase next time. The first half was cute, but the second half was much more fun, as the dancers had more experience and you could see the difference in the intermediate and advanced students lovely performance. I did have fun and everyone said they enjoyed it and performance was good. Ticket seating was excellent.! Goldstar tickets have always been every time, perfect seating center balcony, awesome loved them..... Thanks.. price for tickets was nice too, and loved the background and watching the different skill levels in the students. **show rules are placed for the enjoyment purposes I totally agree with not food or drinks but water bottle allowed inside The only Con; the family who sat behind us had food from nuggets, chips, and kept eating loudly and hitting my guests in back of their heads, and laughing. The worst was coughing unto our hair and so much that we had to ask usher to please ask the parents and their sick children to be considerate. At intermission, this family spoke freely and laughed how the kids had used the bags of food to hit the front row.. US :( so for a moment I almost asked for a full refund considering this, and let the usher know.