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The National Ballet of Canada | The Nutcracker a Holiday Tradition for Over 1 Million Torontonians

November 30, 2016

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Jillian Vanstone in The Nutcracker. Photo by Karolina Kuras.

The National Ballet of Canada | The Nutcracker a Holiday Tradition for Over 1 Million Torontonians Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for The Nutcracker. Choreographed by James Kudelka,  the National Ballet’s production has delighted more than 1 million adults and children since its premiere in […]

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Ballet At Christmas 2016

November 25, 2016

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Snowflakes and Drosselmeyer in a performance of The Nutcracker at the Royal Opera House - (C) Royal Opera House - Photographer: Andrej Uspenski

Ballet At Christmas 2016 BBC Two The Nutcracker For the first time in many years, the Royal Ballet has granted access behind-the-scenes for a landmark 90 minute Christmas documentary, following the company over three months as they prepare for the season’s production of The Nutcracker. Following the debuts of a number of dancers in iconic […]

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The Australian Ballet releases two of its most enchanting stories on CD and DVD with ABC Classics

November 16, 2016

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The Australian Ballet releases two of its most enchanting stories on CD and DVD with ABC Classics This November The Australian Ballet and ABC Classics are releasing two new recordings: the story and music of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker on CD and The Australian Ballet’s performance of David McAllister’s The Sleeping Beauty Live on DVD. Both […]

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The Washington Ballet | The Nutcracker: Special Performance Dates

November 16, 2016

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The Washington Ballet | The Nutcracker: Special Performance Dates Join The Washington Ballet for special performances of The Nutcracker, performed at the historic Warner Theatre December 1-24. Family Day: Sunday, December 4. Doors open at 11:30AM; Performance at 1PM. Pre-performance activities include discussion and audience participation as children of all ages discover what it takes […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet performs Sir Peter Wright’s magical production of The Nutcracker

November 10, 2016

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Momoko Hirata as the Sugar Plum Fairy and Joseph Caley as

Birmingham Royal Ballet performs Sir Peter Wright’s magical production of The Nutcracker Christmas starts here… Friday 25 November – Tuesday 13 December 2016 Birmingham Royal Ballet performs Sir Peter Wright’s magical production of The Nutcracker at Birmingham Hippodrome from 25 November to 13 December. Celebrating its 500th performance this season, this world-acclaimed production with its […]

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Hong Kong Ballet Spreads Christmas Joy with The Nutcracker

November 8, 2016

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Hong Kong Ballet Spreads Christmas Joy with  The Nutcracker

Hong Kong Ballet Spreads Christmas Joy with  The Nutcracker   This Christmas, celebrate with your loved ones at Hong Kong Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker, one of the world’s most beloved ballets, with FANCL as its Title Sponsor. Join Clara and Fritz as they get swept up in a fantastic Christmas Eve journey in an […]

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Colorado Ballet seeks schools and organizations for free live streaming of The Nutcracker on December 2

October 27, 2016

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Colorado Ballet seeks schools and organizations for free live streaming of The Nutcracker on December 2 Colorado Ballet seeks schools and organizations throughout Colorado and out-of-state to participate in a free remote live stream of its student matinee performance of The Nutcracker at 11 a.m. MST on December 2.   Sites eligible for the live […]

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Colorado Ballet presents 56th annual production of The Nutcracker

October 26, 2016

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Colorado Ballet presents 56th annual production of The Nutcracker Colorado Ballet will present 26 performances of The Nutcracker, November 26 through December 24, 2016 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in the Denver Performing Arts Complex, with live music by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra.   “Colorado Ballet’s 56th annual production of the captivating holiday classic, […]

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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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