182 South Main St, Akron, OH 44308
Ended 7 Dec 2014 after 8 days
Christine Meneer's version - as well as her engaging choreography - capture the audience and transport it for a couple of hours into a magical, wonderful, escapist wonderland.
Roger Durbin, West Side Leader
Starting from Thanksgiving weekend, prepare to be transported to a captivating and magical Winter wonderland as the Ballet Theatre of Ohio's annual production of The Nutcracker comes to town! This local production has been named by you, the public, as Akron's top Holiday Show in a vote conducted by the Akron Beacon Journal and is enjoyed year after year by hundreds of families.
One snowy Christmas Eve, at a great townhouse where a party is in full swing, local magician Herr Drosselmeyer with gifts for the children, including a wooden nutcracker for Clara, the oldest child. When the clock strikes twelve an adventure begins and the Nutcracker comes to life, leading our heroine Clara into a war between mice and tin soldiers, and into the enchanted Land of Sweets where a festival awaits them.
Opening night: 29 November 2014
Closing night: 7 December 2014
Suitable for all ages
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