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Nutcracker Ballet

My girlfriend and I see the Nutcracker ballet every year in a different city around the world for... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2018
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The Sleeping Beauty. Fabulous dance. Great performance in a beautiful building. We all fell in love... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I see the Nutcracker ballet every year in a different city around the world for the last 10 yrs. This one did not disappoint. The plot was well thought out taking consideration for the rich tradition while putting in fresh touches of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

The Sleeping Beauty. Fabulous dance. Great performance in a beautiful building. We all fell in love with ballet.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Marzena D
Reviewed January 17, 2018

I brought my 5 yr old daughter to see the Nutcracker for the first time. I had seen the nutcracker many times but at the Wang Center. She fell in love immediately with the Nutcracker and the whole experience. She thought we were in the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Good production great music and cute actors. This version omitted several transitions which I feel took away from the story. Instead it featured many dancing talents of the company. It was a lot of fun for my family to experience. They also had great access...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Timothy G
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

This is about our sixth trip and it never disappoints every year. The choreography is wonderful the costumes spectacular, the sets are amazing, the orchestra is top-notch! This is the highlight of our holiday season every year.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 52CBB
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

I am by no means an expert but the 2017 production of the Nutcracker was by far the best I have seen in quite some time. I found the abundance of young people, male and female, refreshing. The choreography was well done. And my favorite...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Houston is my home; therefore, a family tradition is to see the Houston Ballet perform the Nutcracker. Beware Boston Ballet is extremely subpar to the Houston Ballet. The Boston Nutcracker was an overpriced Boston School of Ballet Dance Recital. The show had kids that were...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

We always like to take in a show when away on holiday so decided to give the ballet a go. The opera house is beautiful and the prices for drinks etc were not as bad as we thought however the ballet was not for us....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Laura0609b
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

I got a job as an entry level Fundraiser to work on The phone to raise money for the Boston Ballet which I loved as a child. The entry level fundraisers work in the basement of the building.I did this when I was stuck in...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Lisa S
Reviewed May 15, 2017

The entire program was magnificent. The quality of the dancing, the staging and the costumes, while minimalist - were perfect. The Opera House is the perfect venue. I highly recommend attending a performance other than the Nutcracker, as the Boston Ballet is extremely talented.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Sydney, Australia
Tickets for the Nutcracker (4 Replies)
I'd like to see this in December. Is the official Boston Ballet website the only place to get tickets? I can get an Orchestra seat in row N for $86.00 right now. Is this a good seat? Is it better to wait and see what discount are offered closer to the time? Thanks.
September 12, 2013|
Response fromCrossFitBoston|
You could wait until you get here and walk over to buy them. Personally I would get them now and yes they are good seats. The Boston ballet does a great job. I've seen their nutcracker a dozen times and many other productions.
Jersey and Devon
Jazz, Blues, Comedy and Ballet? (6 Replies)
May I please ask for a little more advice: I favour jazz and blues, son favours comedy but we both want to do Boston Ballet! Any recommendations for the music and the comedy please and any clubs where we can eat as well as enjoy the music or comedy? Hope to secure stall seats for the Nutcracker on the Sunday evening (last of November or is it De 1st?). The theatre map does not show any unrestricted areas or pillars obsuring any views but before i try an online booking could anyone...More
August 13, 2008|
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The Boston Ballet is wonderful and you are in for a wonderful evening. There was a jazz link posted. Use the search engine. Scullers in Allston on the river is a good choice for Jazz. Boston has it share of Comedy Clubs. Jay Leno, Lenny Clark, Dennis leary are all from this area.
Weekend Trip: Dec 29-Jan 1 (3 Replies)
My wife and I are on our way to Boston tomorrow morning. We're coming to watch our first game at Gillette on Sunday, but will have two full days in Boston tomorrow and Saturday. The temps are frigid this weekend, with a chance of snow on Saturday. What is our best bet to get the most out of Boston, despite the temps? For a reference, we're staying near Boston Ballet on Tremont St, with no rental car. Thanks!
December 28, 2017|
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Go Pats! We will be there tomorrow as well and plan on bar hopping and eating our way around the city! Stay warm!