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Jose Mateo Ballet Theatres The Nutcracker
Phone (617) 354-7467
Price $15-$50
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Dance Holiday

Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre's 'The Nutcracker'

Saturday, Dec 1, 2012 2:00p
Sanctuary Theatre Cambridge, MA

One of the special features of José Mateo Ballet Theatre’s chamber “Nutcracker” is Mateo himself as Clara’s Godpapa Drosselmeier. Tchaikovsky’s score is delivered via CD rather than live, but you do get an intimate look at the proceedings. - Jeffrey Gantz, Globe Correspondent

Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre celebrates 25 years of presenting Mateo's charmingly intimate, spirited version of the classic ballet, which will feature more than 200 children over the course of performances in three different
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Sanctuary Theatre
400 Harvard St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 354-7467
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(no rating) December 10, 2012 - Boston.com - Jeffrey Gantz, Globe Correspondent

Sometimes it’s just a tiny detail that makes one’s heart beat a little faster. In the first act of José Mateo Ballet Theatre’s 25th annual production of “The Nutcracker” (at the Sanctuary Theatre in Cambridge through Sunday, and then at the Strand Theatre in Dorchester Dec. 22-24), Clara is bourréeing about the stage with the nutcracker her Godpapa Drosselmeyer has given her. One of the little boys who’s come to her parents’ party is running after her and trying to snatch it away, but whenever he gets too close, she gives a little tendu kick at him without missing a bourrée beat.

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