The Nutcracker

Directed by Coleen Kehl

It is Christmas Eve at the Silberhaus home, and a lavish celebration is underway. Guests have arrived and are about to toast the lighting of the tree when a knock on the door announces the arrival of the mysterious and magical Uncle Drosselmeyer. His magic begins with dancing dolls, gifts for all the children, and a Nutcracker for Clara. After the party ends and the guests have gone home, Clara returns to the Christmas tree to find her beloved Nutcracker. Falling asleep on the couch, she dreams that mice are stealing the presents led by the wicked Mouse Queen. Toy soldiers, under the command of the Nutcracker defend the frightened Clara. The battle ends and the Snow Queen summons Clara and her Nutcracker to the Land of Sweets. The Christmas Angels tell the Sugar Plum Fairy of their arrival, and Clara is appointed Princess. Clara is entertained by dancing dolls from all parts of the world. Clara and her Nutcracker are transported back to her home in a grand sleigh.

Produced by Stage Works Projects, Inc. at Stoughton High School Auditorium, 600 Lincoln Avenue

Performances: December 5, 2009

Performance Times: 12/5/09 1:00 Matinee 12/5/09 7:00 Evening Sugar Plum Tea Party immediately following 1:00 Matinee

Ticket Prices: $12.00 The Nutcracker $9.00 Sugar Plum Tea Party

Call 608-873-0717 for reservations or more information.

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Please bring a recent non-returnable photo. If under 18 years a parental signature is required on the audition form. No late entry will be allowed.

Ages 8 & Up (non-pointe) 9:00 - 10:00 AM
Ages 12 & Up (pointe dancers) 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Adults 11:00 - 12:00 PM

You may audition either day. Casting will be sent via e-mail and posted to our website by 4/30/09. Rehearsals begin in September, 2009 on Saturday mornings.