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Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
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35 events
12 reviews
1 stars
Unsure of the current parking lot situation, I parked up on Oxford St near Hearst and walked over.
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35 events
12 reviews
1 stars
I wore nice but casual clothing, with warm wrap for the evening chill.
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"The Hard Nut"
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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587 events
503 reviews
98 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.