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Address: 19 Clarendon St, Boston, MA 02116-6100
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Boston Ballet has the depth in the corps and the strength in it's stars that make it one of the best in the country. The Boston Opera House venue is gorgeous and the pit... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed March 7, 2016
Brookline, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Good dance quality, always worth a visit. Better dancers at night but matinee also good if you prefer to be home early. Very family friendly, have taken daughters and nieces many times and they love it. Dress up a little for day more for evening. Opera House is quite lovely.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016

Boston Ballet has the depth in the corps and the strength in it's stars that make it one of the best in the country. The Boston Opera House venue is gorgeous and the pit orchestra outstanding. But the performance and staging of "Onegin" was absolutely wonderful, from the men's corps Russian dances to the women's and men's interweaving groups to... More 

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Irving, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2016

Watched Nutcracker for the first time. The show was great and the Theater was beautiful. Their charges were little high than the others but the show was worth it.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016

Have seen twice in Dec 2012 and Dec 2013 "The Nutcracker" performed by the Boston Ballet! Incredible experience!

Thank Marcya111
Leominster, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2015

I love the Nutcracker and over the years have not only performed in but attended many companies performing this ballet. The Boston Ballet company, in my opinion, is by far the best performance of this show. The costumes are wonderful and the choreography is incredible. The dancers deliver every time. Since the show has moved to the Opera House I... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

This years show was so good. Absolutely loved every moment. Staff very pleasant and helpful. We will be back for next years performance.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2015

I took my granddaughter to the Nutcracker for the first time this year. She studies ballet and just got her toe shoes. I was able to purchase really good seats on the aisle down in the orchestra, and that enhanced the whole experience. Not only was the dancing spectacular, but the costumes and staging were beautiful. I was torn between... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2015

Be advised, I am not a dancer, and thirty years ago, my wife had to drag me to Ballet Met in Columbus, Ohio were we then lived. At first I was intrigued by the athleticism, and since I was not a complete Philistine, I loved the classical (and other music). Over the years, I think I learned to recognize quality... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2015

Classic but lots of original touch. Impressive performers. I love this group. Also, I want to give them my support for their involvement in the community, and the fact they make an effort to create an affordable opportunities for young students to be exposed to their work (and also for free, at the park) is great, thanks for that.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

I have been to Boston many times and have seen as I thought to all the interesting places. After my flight to Miami I and my husband decided to stay in Boston to see the Nutcracker in Boston Ballet Opera house! We have heard a lot of good reviews about Boston ballet and that it is worth seeing, but as... More 

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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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