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California Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’ 2016

December 11, 2016

California Ballet Company’s “The Nutcracker” leaps onto the Civic Theatre Stage with the Classics Philharmonics and the San Diego Symphony.

Based on E.T.A. Hoffman’s tale of “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King,” California Ballet Company’s production follows Clara beginning to dream of love. After a family Christmas party where she receives the gift of a nutcracker, she embarks on a dream adventure that begins with an epic battle of mice and toys, and ends with a journey to the kingdom of sweets.

The holiday classic brings the spectacular Tchaikovsky score to life with a cast of professional ballerinas, student dancers and live symphony orchestra accompaniment at every performance.

Get the full theater experience with these special events:

• Meet the cast Sugar Plum Parties – following the 1, 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. performances.
• Photo booth before the 1, 2 and 2:30 shows
• Red Carpet photo op – prior to all 5:30, 7 and 7:30 p.m. performances

Special performances

Autism-friendly performance at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 10
Toddler-friendly “Nutcracker” at 2 p.m. Dec. 21
Spanish-friendly show at 7 p.m. Dec. 22 (program notes in Spanish, post-show chat with bilingual dancers)

Accompanied by the Classics Philharmonics
• Saturday, December 10 at 7:30 p.m.
• Sunday, December 11 at 1 and 5:30 p.m.

All other performances will be accompanied by the San Diego Symphony

For tickets or additional details call (619) 570-1100.

Ages 4+ 

$25 – $105

Details

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December 11, 2016
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Venue

San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101
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Phone:
619.570.1100