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3046 Star Starred
Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-9988
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"The Hard Nut"
66 ratings
4.5 average rating
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25 events
7 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 15 2012

The concept was very entertaining, but much of the dancing was mediocre. The final pas de deux should have been thrilling. The music soared, but the two dancers seemed leaden.

The young man who played the younger brother was excellent. He made...continued

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1 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 15 2012

This is a children's event,similar too but not a good as the Nutcracker.
Boring!

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699 events
598 reviews
127 stars
attended Dec 20 2012

Okay..not as funny as I was hoping but incredibly ingenious version of a Christmas favorite.

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Description

Music by Tchaikovsky (The Nutcracker)

Choreography by Mark Morris

Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: George Cleve, Conductor

Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir: Robert Geary, Artistic Director

Choir of Trinity Wall Street: Handel's <em>Messiah</em> Disney's <em>The Lion King</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> <em>Beach Blanket Babylon</em> <em>A Christmas Carol</em> WinterFest at California's Great America Alex Ramon's <em>IMpossible</em> Oakland Athletics vs. San Francisco Giants: Preseason Baseball Smuin's <em>The Christmas Ballet</em> <em>A Christmas Carol</em> <em>Irving Berlin's White Christmas</em>