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17th Annual Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker Ballet”
December 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - December 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm MST
Tucson’s own Ballet Rincon presents its 17th Annual production of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Ballet!
On Christmas Eve a young girl, named Clara, is given a Nutcracker Doll at her family Christmas party by her much loved Uncle Drosselmeyer, a mysterious, magical inventor. The doll is broken by her jealous brother Fritz at the party, but this is no ordinary Nutcracker as Clara learns that night.
When the house is at rest, Clara goes downstairs to check on her beloved doll. In the shadows, Uncle Drosselmeyer casts a spell over the Nutcracker Doll, as the Mouse King attacks. On rescuing Clara from the Mouse King, the doll turns into the Nutcracker Prince. He takes Clara on a magical journey through the Land of the Snow, to the Land of Sweets, where the Sugar Plum Fairy honors the couple with sweet entertainment from around the world.
Come experience this family tradition with Ballet Rincon, and featured guest artists Rick Wamer, Ross Freeman and Marquez Johnson at the Vail Theatre of the Arts 10701 E Mary Ann Cleveland Way, December 14th 7pm and December 15th at 2pm and 7pm.
Included are preshow lobby performances of seasonal music featuring The Vail Youth Symphony, Brice Winston and his Tucson Jazz Institute Concord Combo, and others. Come early!
Reserved Ticket Pricing: Orchestra $18.00 per adult, $16.00 for seniors and children.
Mezzanine $14.00 per adult, $12.00 for seniors and children.
Online ticket sales begin October 29th at www.tututix.com/balletrincon
Tickets will also be sold at the theater box office starting one hour prior to each performance.