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Boston Ballet

South End
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Address: 19 Clarendon St, Boston, MA 02111
Phone Number: (617) 695-6950

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These dancers are beyond talented, they are excellence.

I saw the 2014 season production of the Nutcracker on a Sunday evening. It was phenomenal! Every dancer - from a lead soloist to a chorus dancer to a child - every performer was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 10, 2014
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2014

I saw the 2014 season production of the Nutcracker on a Sunday evening. It was phenomenal! Every dancer - from a lead soloist to a chorus dancer to a child - every performer was remarkable. The sets were charming and special effects were magical and the costumes were stunning. A movie screen can't compare with what the Boston Ballet does... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2014

Though the Boston Opera House is a bit of a hike (and expense) if you don't live in the city, it's worth the trek for the Boston Ballet. There are a few parking garages in the area, but most people choose the Millennium Place Garage under the Ritz. Parking here will run you $25 for weeknight performances. Doors typically open... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2014

I was dragged kicking and screaming to what I thought would be another "Same Old" performance of this classic. I was spellbound for the entire performance. Superb scenery and costumes, lively pacing and full of fun surprises. Excellent orchestra interpretation. Even the longer second act sparkles along. DO reserve orchestra seats-you'll miss too much from the balcony.

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northern NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2014

My married daughter and I just spent the evening watching "The Nutcracker" ballet and it was beautifully done! We used to go every year to see it at the Stanley theater in Utica, NY and have seen it once before here in Boston. The scenery was fantastic and the theater is small enough that no seat would be a bad... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2014

I have been in the Boston Opera House two times with my husband seeing the Boston Ballet. I think it is simply perfect!! I saw La Bayadere last year and Swan Lake last week and both were beautiful and so touching. A lot of emotions together!! Perfect for youth, adults and elder. And you can have a wine while you... More 

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Whitman, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2014

If you haven't been to the Boston Ballet this is a great time to visit and spend some time on quieter times with no cell phones...enjoy!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2014

We have been to the Boston Ballet a number of times. I'm always impressed by how multicultural the dancers are. The stage setting is great, and most seats offer fine views -- unless an adult is sitting on a booster in front of you --- hey, no fair! One thing I would say is that the acoustics are just not... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2014

What a fab venue, beautiful, opulent, comfy chairs, and you can take a glass of bubbly in to your sea (but do put the plastic glass somewhere quiet where you wont step on it!). We went on 2nd night of Swan lake - our first ballet and we were cativated all the way through, some of the special effects are... More 

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2014

Swan Lake is the current performance by the Ballet. It is amazing beautiful and you will not be disappointed. The Boston Opera house is a beautiful theater adding to the event's beauty.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2014

The Boston Ballet is wonderful! They are professional company and always have great productions with enough variety to entertain all ages. They are also not very expensive compared to other shows/concerts/dance companies of less quality. They are also fortunate to always present in one of the most beautiful theaters of New England. The Ballet is easy to access and there... More 

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