Quantcast

Nutcracker Performances In & Around Pasadena


December 2, 2010
top image
Red Chair Children's Production

Performances of the season's favorite show, The Nutcracker can be found throughout the month of December. 

1) Lineage Dance presents The Nutcracker Tea in partnership with the Colburn School - sip tea from dainty cups, sample tea sandwiches and scones, frost your own cupcake, decorate an enchanted gingerbread house.

WHERE: Lineage Dance 89 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena

WHEN: Sat. December 11, 2 - 4 PM

COST: $40 per couple (child 5+ and adult)

HOW: CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.

2) Red Chair Children's Production Company will present its 5th annual "The Nutcracker" ballet

WHEN: Sunday, December 12; 1:00 pm matinee; 6:30 pm evening

WHERE: Alex Theatre 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale
 

COST:  Show tickets are $18, $24 and $28. Matinee Meet & Greet photo op, $5 Land of Sweets dessert bar tickets are $15.
 

HOW: Tickets available at the Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd. By phone: (818) 243-2539; Online: www.alextheatre.org

3) Pasadena Dance Theater presents the Nutcracker 2010 at two locations: San Gabriel Mission & Pasadena Playhouse

WHERE: San Gabriel Mission Playhouse:

WHEN: December 18th at 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM & December 19th at 2:00 PM

COST:$20 - $65

WHERE: Pasadena Playhouse

WHEN: December 24th at 1:00 PM; December 26th at 2:00 PM; December 29 & 30th at 7:30 PM; and December 31st at 1:00 PM.

COST: $20 - $75

HOW: Purchase tickets online.

4) The Long Beach Ballet presents the 28th anniversary of David Wilcox's internationally acclaimed production of The Nutcracker. This is has been one of the area's favorite productions of the ballet with special effects, family-oriented, & more.

WHERE p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } Pasadena Civic Auditorium, 300 E. Green St.Pasadena

WHEN: December 22 & 23 at 7:30 PM

COST:$29 - $60

HOW: CLICK HERE to purchase tickets online.

5) The Los Angeles Ballet (LAB) welcomes guest artist Rainer Krenstetter, Soloist with Staatsballett Berlin to this year's production, who will dance the lead role of the Prince Cavalier at select shows during The Nutcracker season.  Returning for its second season, the Neary-Christensen choreographed The Nutcracker features a unique Southern California flair which permeates the entire production, from sets and costumes to choreography and storyline, and provides a dynamic framework for exquisite dancing by the LAB ensemble.

WHERE: Alex Theater 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale

WHEN: December 4 at 7:30 PM December 5 at 2:00 PM

COST:$21 - $95

HOW: CLICK HERE to purchase tickets online.

If you know of others Nutcracker shows, please email me [email protected].


Have your say

More of this week's stories


Creating Family Holiday Photo Cards

Creating Family Holiday Photo Cards

I cannot believe that on December 1st, we already had received several holiday cards from family & friends (and the ever-more-popular service providers). I guess that it is time to start putting our card together, which means sorting through all ...

Read more »

Macaroni Giveaways

Macaroni Giveaways

Lineage Dance is offering a pair of tickets to THREE Macaroni Kid Pasadena subscribers to attend their Nutcracker Tea & Dance Performance on December 11th at 2:00 PM.Want to win? Here's how: Email me at [email protected] with subject "Lineage Dance" ...

Read more »

Winter Camps in Pasadena

Winter Camps in Pasadena

As we approach the holiday break and over the next few weeks, Macaroni Kid Pasadena will feature some of our area's favorite Winter Camps. Pasadena Ice Skating Center's 2010 Winter Skating Camp While this camp is not designed to be ...

Read more »

Photos with Santa In & Around Pasadena

Photos with Santa In & Around Pasadena

Where to get photos with Santa in and around Pasadena: Friday, November 26 through Friday, December 24 - Photos with Santa @ Old Town Pasadena Santa Claus will be visiting the One Colorado Courtyard regularly up until Christmas Eve so ...

Read more »

Macaroni Giveaways

Macaroni Giveaways

The Red Chair Children's Production Company is giving away TWO tickets & VIP access to Land of Sweets Mixer to Macaroni Kid Pasadena subscribers to the 6:30 PM performance at the Alex Theater in Glendale on Sunday, December 12th. This ...

Read more »

NORAD Tracks Santa

NORAD Tracks Santa

Have you heard about the North American Aerospace Defense Command or NORAD and how it tracks Santa? We discovered the "NORAD Tracks Santa" website last year and my kids couldn't wait to see it as it went live today, December ...

Read more »