(Cover Photo: "The Nutcracker," playing at the Hanover Theatre in Worcester. Photo Credit Hanover Theatre)
Kevin T. Baldwin
Experience the dazzling new lighting and scenery by Broadway designers!
Kick off your holiday season Thanksgiving weekend with a spectacular treat for the whole family. Featuring live music from The Hanover Theatre Nutcracker Orchestra, this production of The Nutcracker will enchant you with its brilliant dancing and vibrant costumes.
Based on the story by E.T.A Hoffmann
Music By Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Artistic Director Jennifer Agbay
Choreographers: Jennifer Agbay, Jamie Brown, Mark Harootian, Ana Luisa Thompson-Konopka, Jolanta Valeikaite. Associate Choreographer Charlotte McNutt.
Conductor Eric Culver
Set Design Christine Peters
Lighting Design Paul Miller
Sound Design Nick Joyce
Production Stage Manager Kim Pheymannicle
November 26 & 27, 2021 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm
November 28, 2021 at 1:00pm
Tickets are $39, $45 and $52 depending on seat location.
Discounts are available for subscribers.
Please contact the box office at 877.571.SHOW (7469) for more information.
Groups of 10 or more: Book your group early and save money!
Nayara Lopes who hails from Curitiba, Brazil, is First Soloist with the Philadelphia Ballet.
According to her bio, Lopes began dancing at the age of six. She trained at the School of Theatre Dance Guaira in Brazil and later at the American Ballet Theatre Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School in New York.
Now she comes to Worcester as she will be performing as the "Sugar Plum Fairy" in the latest annual production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" at the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts.
(Nayara Lopes will perform as the "Sugar Plum Fairy" in Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker," playing at the Hanover Theatre in Worcester. Photo Credit Hanover Theatre)
(YouTube video of the "The Nutcracker" ensemble in rehearsal, playing at the Hanover Theatre in Worcester. Courtesy of the Hanover Theatre)
ABOUT THE SHOW
The Nutcracker is a two-act ballet by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky first performed in Russia in December 1892 and based on the stories of E.T.A. Hoffmann and Alexandre Dumas. The story revolves around Clara, a young girl who receives a nutcracker doll as a Christmas gift and then enters a magical world where the Nutcracker and other characters come to life. Experience the dazzling new lighting and scenery by Broadway designers!
Kevin T. Baldwin is a member of the American Theatre Critics Association (ATCA)