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8 reviews
3 stars
We went to the Spaghetti Factory and had an excellent dinner. Try their Sangria.
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8 reviews
3 stars
The weather was cool. I wore sports coat.
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"The Nutcracker"
53 ratings
4.4 average rating
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11 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Dec 19 2007

I enjoyed taking my 6 year old daughter, but I thought the production was pared down and not as nice as I remember. The sets were not very exciting. I would have like them to be more lavish - the sets for most of the dances of the sweets were...continued

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128 events
32 reviews
8 stars
attended Dec 14 2007

The production was good.
I liked that a live orchestra performed.
But music was switched around between acts
and that from Eugene Onegin and Cappricio Italien
was used.

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20 events
9 reviews
69 stars
attended Dec 19 2007

First time I've ever seen the Nutcracker. Whole performance was great.
I even got better seats than I ordered;I don't know if the Performing Arts Center or Goldstar upgraded me but thank you!

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Description

Ballet San Jose’s Nutcracker has become a yearly festive tradition for thousands of children and families throughout the Bay Area. Hailed as “one of the most entertaining versions of Nutcracker anywhere in the country,” this treasured holiday classic returns for an extended run with full orchestra, stunning lobby decorations, and carolers and characters from the show meeting and greeting guests before every performance. This is a true Nutcracker experience!

Choreography by Dennis Nahat

Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Conducted by Dwight Oltman