Click here for information and tickets. NOTE: there will also be a matinee performance, at 2 PM on Saturday Dec 12th.
excerpt: Without a doubt The Nutcracker is the most everlasting fairytale of all times…
At Hamilton Place the adult roles in the classic Christmas extravaganza are brilliantly performed by some of the greatest ballet artists in the world, the Principal Dancers in the Cuban National Ballet. Complementing the picture nicely, well over 100 Canadian children contribute their touch of perfection and delightful entertainment to the magical evening.
… The Nutcracker, featuring The National Ballet of Cuba, direction by Alicia Alonso, will performed at Hamilton Place for School Matinees on Thursday, December 10th at 10:30 AM and on Friday, December 11th at 10:30 AM.
For the general public the performances will take place at Hamilton Place on Friday, December 11th at 7:30 PM; on Saturday, December 12th at 2:00 PM and at 7:30 PM and on Sunday, December 13th at 2:00 PM.
A ballet talk by dance critic Garry Smith will take place at Piano Nobile, Hamilton Place 45 minutes before the performance. Tickets start at $34.50 and can be obtained calling TICKETMASTER (905) 527-7666 or contacting www.ticketmaster.ca
Some video clips from last years performance: