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Nutcracker (Nutcracker prince dancing with sword)

American Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker

ABT's magnificent stars perform Tchaikovsky's holiday classic in a "sugar plum of a production that is both a crowd pleaser and a dancer showcase" (The New York Post).

  • Dec. 18 - 23, 2007
  • Opera House
  • 1 hr. 50 min.
  • $47.00 - $145.00
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About

American Ballet Theatre brings back Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie's dazzling interpretation of the holiday favorite, The Nutcracker. Featuring dancing snowflakes, a dashing prince, and Tchaikovsky's majestic score, this classic tale remains one of the world's most beloved ballets. With its radiant dance scenes and candy-colored sets and costumes, ABT's signature version captures all the exquisite charm of this sweet fantasy.
 
"Spectacular staging...stunning sets and costumes. Real magic."
--The New York Times
 
"A sugar plum of a production that is both a crowd pleaser and a dancer showcase"
--The New York Post
 
Running Time: 1 hr. 50 min.
Act I:  45 min.
 Intermission: 20 min.
Act II:  42 min.

PRINCIPAL CASTING
Tue., Dec. 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Clara: Maria Riccetto
Nutcracker: Gennadi Saveliev
Sugar Plum: Paloma Herrera
Cavalier: Ethan Stiefel
Drosselmeyer: Victor Barbee
 
Wed., Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Clara: Renata Pavam
Nutcracker: Sascha Radetsky
Sugar Plum: Veronika Part
Cavalier: David Hallberg
Drosselmeyer: Roman Zhurbin
 
Thu., Dec. 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Clara: Anne Milewski
Nutcracker: Craig Salstein
Sugar Plum: Michele Wiles
Cavalier: David Hallberg
Drosselmeyer: Victor Barbee
 
Fri., Dec. 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Clara: Renata Pavam
Nutcracker: Sascha Radetsky
Sugar Plum: Julie Kent
Cavalier: Gennadi Saveliev
Drosselmeyer: Roman Zhurbin
 
Sat.., Dec. 22 at 1:30 p.m. (matinee)
Clara: Anne Milewski
Nutcracker: Craig Salstein
Sugar Plum: Stella Abrera
Cavalier: Sascha Radetsky
Drosselmeyer: Victor Barbee
 
Sat., Dec. 22 at 7:30 p.m. (evening)
Clara: Yurko Kajiya
Nutcracker: Carlos Lopez
Sugar Plum: Xiomara Reyes
Cavalier: Herman Cornejo
Drosselmeyer: Roman Zhurbin
 
Sun., Dec. 23 at 1:30 p.m.
Clara: Maria Riccetto
Nutcracker: Gennadi Saveliev
Sugar Plum: Gillian Murphy
Cavalier: Ethan Stiefel
Drosselmeyer: Victor Barbee

All events and artists subject to change without prior notice.

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