Long Beach Ballet’s Holiday Classic THE NUTCRACKER Returns for Five Performances Only This December

The Lengthy Seashore Ballet continues its annual vacation custom, for the thirty ninth 12 months this December, of presenting The Nutcracker on the Terrace Theater on the Lengthy Seashore Conference & Leisure Heart for 5 performances from December 17 to 19.

As all the time, the beloved manufacturing bursts with particular visitor performances and extra shock treats your entire household will love. In 2018 and 2019, Goldstar audiences voted the Lengthy Seashore Ballet’s The Nutcracker because the “best-loved” manufacturing within the nation.

The Lengthy Seashore Ballet’s Inventive Director David Wilcox has pulled out all of the stops for this thirty ninth manufacturing of the classical story. This manufacturing boasts a full symphony orchestra, a flying sleigh, an actual reside horse, on-stage pyrotechnics, and a forged of over 200. Former Disney designers Elliot Hessayon and Scott Schaffer created the enchanting surroundings, Australian artist Adrian Clark designed the detailed costumes, and famend magician Franz Harary created the particular results.

Tickets are on sale now. For full data, go to www.LongBeachNutcracker.com.

The Lengthy Seashore Ballet is without doubt one of the solely ballet corporations in Southern California which performs The Nutcracker with a full symphony orchestra and is certainly one of solely two ballet corporations within the nation that use two harps for his or her manufacturing to make sure the efficiency sounds precisely as Tchaikovsky supposed it to sound.
Wilcox is happy to current a particular rendition of the beloved Vacation story. A former ballet virtuoso himself, he now brings his energy, energy, grace and artistry to the manufacturing, which options each new surprises and traditional leisure. “I like utilizing the fantastic thing about the classical artwork type of ballet, which has taken 500 years to develop to the extent that it’s right this moment, to type a manufacturing that is engaging and thrilling. It has pyrotechnics, it has magic; it is received every thing I can consider to make it thrilling. This manufacturing isn’t just for individuals who like ballet. You possibly can hate ballet and you may nonetheless like this manufacturing,” he provides.

The Lengthy Seashore Ballet’s Nutcracker has been seen by tens of millions of individuals worldwide, together with reside audiences totaling greater than 400,000 in Lengthy Seashore, 70,000 in Pasadena, lots of of 1000’s all through Asia (as carried out by the Chinese language Guangzhou Ballet), and tens of millions extra on tv.

Performances start with a half-priced Preview Efficiency (full symphony) on Friday evening, December seventeenth at 7:30 p.m. Present instances are Saturday, December 18th at 2:00 pm and seven:30 pm, and Sunday, December nineteenth at 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm on the Terrace Theater, Lengthy Seashore Conference & Leisure Heart, positioned at 300 E Ocean Blvd., Lengthy Seashore, CA 90802.

Tickets will be bought on the Lengthy Seashore Performing Arts Heart Predominant Field Workplace, and on-line by way of the Lengthy Seashore Nutcracker web site, www.LongBeachNutcracker.com. Household-friendly ticket costs vary from $34.00 – $78.00 with a particular VIP Bundle additionally accessible. Reductions can be found for teams of 15 or extra.

For extra data go to: http://www.longbeachballet.com/.

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