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Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
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21 events
9 reviews
8 stars
I grabbed a chili at soup plantation, just ate a few bites then heated it up for dinner later. Yummy.
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21 events
9 reviews
8 stars
The weather was warm, but it gets cool later when the show ends. I wore I wore a sleeveless dress with toe in sandals. I took a light sweater for later.
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Reviews & Ratings

66 ratings
4.5 average rating
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25 events
7 reviews
2 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 review
0 stars
attended Dec 15 2012

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

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570 events
487 reviews
96 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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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

About the Ticket Supplier: Cal Performances

Cal Performances offers audiences the most comprehensive range of high quality, live performances by the world’s greatest artists, both established and emerging. Located on the UC Berkeley campus, this prestigious performing arts presenter invites audiences to enjoy the entertaining and engaging experience of the performing arts from all disciplines and cultures in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.