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Oakland Ballet Company Presents Graham Lustig’s The Nutcracker
22nd December 2018 @ 5:00 am - 23rd December 2018 @ 7:00 am
Saturday, December 22 at 1pm and 5pm, and Sunday, December 23 at 1pm
Oakland Ballet Company presents its ninth annual production of Graham Lustig’s The Nutcracker, returning to Oakland’s magnificent Paramount Theatre.
Oakland Ballet’s Nutcracker refreshes the holiday classic with elegant choreography, clever storytelling and vibrant sets and costumes. This season marks the 47th year that Oakland Ballet has presented a production of the Nutcracker in the East Bay.
As in previous years, Tchaikovsky’s iconic score is performed live by the Oakland Symphony, under the direction of Michael Morgan. The Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir joins the orchestra for the Snow Scene closing the first act.
Presented by Oakland Ballet Company