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TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR HOUSTON BALLET’S THE NUTCRACKER

June 1, 2016

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TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR HOUSTON BALLET’S THE NUTCRACKER     HOUSTON, TEXAS – Be one of the first to purchase the perfect present for the holidays! Tickets for the world premiere of Houston Ballet’s The Nutcracker go on sale Wednesday, June 1, 2016.  The highly-anticipated, opulent production by Artistic Director Stanton Welch features a […]

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HOUSTON BALLET’S LOGO FOR THE NUTCRACKER RECEIVES A NEW LOOK

May 8, 2016

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HOUSTON BALLET’S LOGO FOR THE NUTCRACKER RECEIVES A NEW LOOK   Houston Ballet, America’s fifth largest ballet company, unveiled the first phase of a marketing plan for Artistic Director Stanton Welch’s new production of The Nutcracker which premieres on November 25, 2016. To build upon the anticipation and excitement surrounding the upcoming production Houston Ballet’s […]

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The Royal Ballet 2016/17 Season Announced

April 6, 2016

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The Royal Ballet 2016/17 Season Announced Today The Royal Ballet announced their plans for the 2016/17 season (marking 70 years since the Company reopened the Royal Opera House), which will include four world premieres and the return of Leanne Benjamin and Viviana Durante to coach Mayerling and Anastasia respectively. Darcey Bussell will return to coach […]

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Cast Announced for Hong Kong Ballet’s The Nutcracker

December 11, 2015

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Cast Announced for Hong Kong Ballet’s The Nutcracker   Hong Kong Ballet announces today the cast list for The Nutcracker, the world’s favourite festive ballet, with China Everbright Ltd. as its Title Sponsor. Choreographed by Terence Kohler especially for Hong Kong Ballet, the whole family will be enchanted as Christmas comes to life through the […]

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ORIGINAL CREATIVES & CAST REUNITE TO CELEBRATE THE SILVER ANNIVERSARY OF

November 30, 2015

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ORIGINAL CREATIVES & CAST REUNITE TO CELEBRATE THE SILVER ANNIVERSARY OF Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker   Until Sunday 13 December 2015   Birmingham Hippodrome Hurst Street, B5 4TB 0844 338 5000 On Friday 27 November 2015 Birmingham Royal Ballet opened its magical production of The Nutcracker once again on the Birmingham Hippodrome stage, 25 […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal Announces Promotion of Elizabeth Murphy at Opening Night of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™

November 28, 2015

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal Announces Promotion of Elizabeth Murphy at Opening Night of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™   Seattle, WA – Immediately prior to the overture for George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™, Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal announced to the opening-night audience that this evening’s Sugar Plum Fairy, Elizabeth Murphy, had […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Nutcracker Celebrates 20th Anniversary

November 26, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Nutcracker Celebrates 20th Anniversary This season marks the 20th anniversary of The National Ballet of Canada’s acclaimed production of The Nutcracker, choreographed by James Kudelka. This holiday tradition has delighted over 1 million adults and children since its premiere in 1995. Twenty Years of Nutcracker Numbers, 1995 – 2014: […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Nutcracker Live Stream Tonight

November 25, 2015

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The Royal Ballet’s Nutcracker Live Stream Tonight Tune in from 7.15pm GMT tonight for a live stream direct from the Royal Ballet in their home at The Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London. They are rehearsing Peter Wright’s production of The Nutcracker – surely a must-see at Christmas – and the rehearsal will feature […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS MIKKO NISSINEN’S THE NUTCRACKER

November 18, 2015

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS MIKKO NISSINEN’S THE NUTCRACKER   FEATURING NEW LIGHTING DESIGN BY MIKKI KUNTTU   Delighting audiences of all ages with a sense of youthful imagination, Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker returns to the Boston Opera House from November 27–December 31, 2015. “Year after year, this cherished production never fails to inspire audiences—whether they’re seeing it […]

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Washington Nationals Racing Presidents to Perform in The Nutcracker

November 16, 2015

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Washington Nationals Racing Presidents to Perform in The Nutcracker Special Appearance on Thursday, December 17, 7PM at the Warner Theatre   WASHINGTON, D.C.– The Washington Ballet is pleased to announce a special performance of Septime Webre’s The Nutcracker on Thursday, December 17 at 7PM, featuring the Washington Nationals Racing Presidents. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker

November 10, 2015

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker   Friday 27 November – Sunday 13 December 2015   Birmingham Hippodrome Hurst Street, B5 4TB Birminghamhippodrome.com, 0844 338 5000 In 1990, Sadlers Wells Royal Ballet travelled to the Midlands to become Birmingham Royal Ballet in what was described as “the arts coup of the decade”. In celebration of this […]

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Colorado Ballet presents 55th annual production of The Nutcracker

October 24, 2015

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Colorado Ballet presents 55th annual production of The Nutcracker Made possible by presenting sponsor KeyBank   DENVER – Colorado Ballet will present 26 performances of The Nutcracker, November 28 through December 27, 2015 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, with live music by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra.   “Bring your entire family to the 55th […]

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English National Ballet’s Nutcracker | Principal Casting

October 15, 2015

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English National Ballet’s Nutcracker | Principal Casting English National Ballet’s acclaimed production of Nutcracker returns to the London Coliseum this Christmas from Wednesday 16 December 2015 – Sunday 10 January 2016. Following a hugely successful run in 2014 when over 70,000 audience members made it part of their holiday celebrations, this version by Wayne Eagling […]

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Houston Ballet Presents the Final Season of Ben Stevenson’s THE NUTCRACKER

October 11, 2015

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Houston Ballet Presents the Final Season of Ben Stevenson’s THE NUTCRACKER     HOUSTON, TEXAS – From November 27 – December 27, 2015, Houston Ballet bids farewell to Ben Stevenson’s beloved production of The Nutcracker. Created by Artistic Director Emeritus Ben Stevenson, with designs by acclaimed designer Desmond Heeley, Houston Ballet’s The Nutcracker has been […]

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Christmas dreams come true in Northern Ballet’s The Nutcracker

September 23, 2015

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Christmas dreams come true in Northern Ballet’s The Nutcracker This winter join Northern Ballet on the ultimate family adventure as Christmas favourite, The Nutcracker, returns to the stage. Northern Ballet will tour with this enduring festive tale to Woking’s New Victoria Theatre, Newcastle Theatre Royal and Norwich Theatre Royal in November 2015 before returning to […]

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The Royal Ballet 2015/16 Season

April 16, 2015

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The Royal Ballet 2015/16 Season Four World Premieres headline The Royal Ballet’s 2015/16 season announcement. They are : a new production of Carmen by Carlos Acosta (though this is a one act ballet programmed alongside Liam Scarlett’s Viscera, Jerome Robbin’s Afternoon of a Faun and George Balanchine’s Tchaikovsky pas de deux), Liam Scarlett’s first full […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES THE 2015-2016 SEASON

March 3, 2015

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES THE 2015-2016 SEASON INCLUDES THREE FULL LENGTH MASTERPIECES, TWO WORLD PREMIERES, AND THE RETURN OF SWAN LAKE FIRST NORTH AMERICAN COMPANY TO PERFORM MAHLER’S THIRD SYMPHONY BY JOHN NEUMEIER BOSTON, MA – Boston Ballet announces the programming for the 2015-2016 season at the Boston Opera House. The 52nd season launches with the emotionally […]

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Colorado Ballet announces 2015-2016 season

March 2, 2015

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Colorado Ballet announces 2015-2016 season   DENVER – Colorado Ballet Artistic Director Gil Boggs announced the 2015-2016 season, which will feature Colorado and world premiere ballets, a production the Company has not performed in 20 years, and the 55th annual production of The Nutcracker. Colorado Ballet opens its 55th season with the romantic ballet La […]

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Hong Kong-born Talents Shone at The Nutcracker

December 23, 2014

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Hong Kong-born Talents Shone at The Nutcracker The Hong Kong Ballet’s Festive Production is sure to Delight More Audiences in its 2nd Week Hong Kong-born Talents Shone at The Nutcracker The Hong Kong Ballet’s Festive Production is sure to Delight More Audiences in its 2nd Week. In addition to the brilliant dancing, gorgeous sets and […]

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The Australian Ballet announces a very special Christmas Eve screening of The Nutcracker

December 18, 2014

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Benedicte Bemet in The Nutcracker. photo by Georges Antoni

The Australian Ballet announces a very special Christmas Eve screening of The Nutcracker Audiences across Australia can bring the festive magic of The Australian Ballet’s The Nutcracker into their own homes when ABC TV screens the full performance on Christmas Eve. Tune in to ABC at 3.40pm on Wednesday 24 December to relive this spectacular […]

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