Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker at The Boston Opera House
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The last date listed for The Nutcracker was Thursday December 15, 2011 / 7:30pm.
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Winner of Goldstar’s Nutty Award 2009.
Music: Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky
Choreography: Mikko Nissinen
Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker is a must-see holiday event for the whole family! Join Clara on her magical journey through an enchanted winter wonderland to a palace of sugary confections.
Karen Campbell wrote in The Boston Globe_, “_The Nutcracker provides a sugar rush into the holiday season. The company’s version of this beloved classic sports vivid, imaginative scenery, captivating special effects, substantive choreography and exquisite dancing.”
Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker features the Boston Ballet company dancers and more than 250 children from Boston Ballet School, hailed last year as “adorable, focused and disciplined” handling serious pattern and partner work with “impressive aplomb.”
This holiday tradition has showcased Boston Ballet and Boston Ballet School’s artistry, technique and love for dance for more than 40 years and continues to delight Boston audiences.
These magnificent sets and costumes will be retired after 20 years on stage in Boston. The Nutcracker returns to the stage in 2012 with new sets and costumes!