Nutcracker Ballet

Saturday, December 8 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Sunday, December 9 at 2 p.m.

Join the WSO and the Laurel Ballet Company on a magical, musical trip to the land of the Sugarplum Fairy, waltzing snowflakes and enchanted toys. You’ll experience Tchaikovsky’s magical score performed by the full orchestra. Whether going to The Nutcracker Ballet is a family tradition or a once-in-a-lifetime visit, the experience will warm your spirit and stay with you forever. This year’s production includes a spectacular growing Christmas tree and a live-action sword fight between two fencing masters. Three performances will be held Saturday, Dec. 8 at 2 and 7 PM and Sunday, Dec. 9 at 2 PM Tickets go on sale September 14 at 10 a.m. through the Palace Theatre box office or call 724.836.8000.

Eleanor Tornblom is Artistic Director and choreographer of the production. The principal dancers include Dr. Juraj Adamek, formerly of the Tamburizans and Alan Obuzor, of Texture Contemporary Dance, will be returning to dance the role of the cavaliers.

The role of Clara will be performed by Sarah Barkley-Mastalski (Saturday Afternoon); Ashlyn Mough (Saturday Evening) and Katie Parker (Sunday). Katie Barkley Mastalski will dance the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Nutcracker Prince will be performed by Jonathan Meilaender.

Press: Varied productions show enduring charms of ‘Nutcracker’ Tribune-Review November 27, 2017

Sibling sissonne fermée: Westmoreland ‘Nutcracker’ ballet includes several sisters Tribune Review December 9, 2017

 

 

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