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34 events
13 reviews
10 stars
Free parking in lot across from the Arts Center (other side of the pond).
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3 events
1 review
1 stars
Parking in the parking garage next door was $8. Long lines for the bathrooms at intermission. Very few and basic snacks available for purchase so have a meal beforehand.
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"Great Russian Nutcracker"
26 ratings
4.1 average rating
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19 events
9 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 19 2012

The music was okay but canned. The stage was bare: the set was screens behind dancers and acrobats. The performers were adequate, but the whole thing was far from dazzling. It lacked the wonder of Christmas that you would expect from the ballet....continued

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2 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 19 2012

Russian ballet to Russian music, pre-recorded; seemed very slow and unlike other Nutcrackers from the past; 2nd half had spectacular ballet.

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3 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Dec 19 2012

I expected a better quality performance from a Russian ballet troupe. The quality of the dancers and the dancing was uneven and the ballerina who played Clara was 20 years too old for the part and past her prime in the quality of her dancing. ...continued

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