Boston Ballet : Champagne & Sugar Plums – it’s The Nutcracker ballet

December 14, 2010

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Poster with ballet dancers from The Nutcracker

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BOSTON BALLET’S NUTCRACKER NEW YEAR’S EVE CHAMPAGNE CELEBRATION PERFORMANCE – A MUST-SEE EVENT TO RING IN THE NEW YEAR

WHAT:

This New Year’s Eve, Boston Ballet hosts a spectacular champagne celebration performance of The Nutcracker at The Boston Opera House. Join Boston Ballet for a one-of-a-kind performance of The Nutcracker filled with special twists including a pre-performance toast from Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen and Executive Director Barry Hughson, principal dancer Misa Kuranaga and soloist Joseph Gatti as Clara and Fritz, onstage appearances by special guest characters, meet-and-greet with company dancers and characters at intermission, and many more surprises!

An all-star cast will feature principal dancers Pavel Gurevich as Herr Silberhaus, Larissa Ponomarenko and James Whiteside as Snow Queen and King, Kathleen Breen Combes and Nelson Madrigal as Arabian, Erica Cornejo as Dew Drop, Lia Cirio as the Sugar Plum Fairy and Lasha Khozashvili as the Nutcracker/Cavalier.

Boston Ballet has never before presented an evening celebration performance on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy The Nutcracker like you’ve never seen it before, see The Boston Opera House with festive decorations, and begin your New Year’s Eve night out in the heart of Boston. Casting subject to change.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m., Friday, December 31

WHERE: The Boston Opera House, 539 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111

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2 Responses to “Boston Ballet : Champagne & Sugar Plums – it’s The Nutcracker ballet”

  1. Val Says:

    I wish I could attend!!! I have seen the Boston Ballet perform the Nutcracker a number of times and it is always wonderful!!!! I hope you widsom teeth extraction is healing up!!!! It is no fun being in pain. ~Val

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