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between Wilson and California 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203
818-243-2539
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178 stars
The weather was sunny and a little warm. I wore nice shirt and slakes and carried a sweater ..
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Lots of places to eat at nearby.
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Media City Ballet: "The Nutcracker"
26 ratings
4.1 average rating
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10 reviews
7 stars
attended Dec 07 2008

I didn't realize this was a local community ballet group. I have never seen the Nutcracker live and this wasn't a good version to start off with. For the caliber of the performers, they did a good job. The choreography seemed repetitious and...continued

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10 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 06 2008

I took my nieces thinking it would be a great holiday thing to do with them, and although the dancers were great, it was a little long. You really need to enjoy the ballet to appreciate because we were pretty bored by the end.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 06 2008

The dancing was OK, and we did not expect topnotch. The recording chosen was not great and the sound needs improvement. But it was fun and different, with the magic and aerialists. The theater is lovely, and the price was unbeatable.

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Description

Media City Ballet of Los Angeles presents a spectacular production of holiday favorite The Nutcracker.  Playing the role of Herr Drosselmeyer, professional magician Craig Dickens will dazzle audience members of all ages with illusions; the show also features aerialists from Hollywood Aerial Arts.  The ballet corps includes several New York City ballet alumni.