The internationally acclaimed Goh Ballet brings to Whistler the
longstanding Christmas tradition of The Nutcracker ballet Friday, Dec. 22 and
Saturday, Dec. 23 at MY Millennium Place.
The award-winning Vancouver ballet company brings the story of
a little girl named Clara who unwraps a nutcracker at Christmas that leads her
on a magical adventure. Toy soldiers rescue Clara from the Mouse King while the
Land of Sweets grants her warm welcome from the Sugar Plum Fairy.
The fairy ballet, composed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky,
contains memorable melodies such as The Trepak (Russian dance), Waltz of the
Flowers, March and Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy.
The Nutcracker is the most popular ballet performed at
Tickets go on sale for both evening and matinee performances Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the MY Place box office or ticketmaster.ca. Tickets are $37.50 for adults and $17.50 for children under 12. Special student/senior and matinee prices are also available.