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Date
Saturday, November 26, 2022
Time
7:30 p.m.
Place
McCaw Hall Auditorium
Cost
Admission Fee

Celebrate the holidays with renewed gusto! With its classic score, thrilling dancing, resplendent costumes, and magical scenery, George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® is the perfect centerpiece for any holiday celebration. Cheers!

PRODUCTION INFORMATION
Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography: George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust
Costume & Scenic Design: Ian Falconer
Lighting Design: James F. Ingalls

Approximate running time: 2 hours, with 1 intermission
Intermission length: approximately 25 minutes

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