The Nutcracker

choreographed by W.Earle Smith

Madison Ballet presents the holiday classic, The Nutcracker, accompanied by The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra. If you've never experienced the charming story of a child's Christmas Eve dream (or if you've enjoyed it many seasons past) you must treat yourself to Madison Ballet's The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker features a cast of area children along with principal guest artists from New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Suzanne Farrell Ballet, Pittsburg Ballet Theatre, Ballet Tech, and Miami City Ballet. The ultimate holiday fantasty, The Nutcracker at The Madison Civic Center December 13th - 22nd. Tickets are on sale now at the Civic Center Box Office - call 608-258-4141. Seasonal joy awaits in dance for you and your family in The Nutcracker. Make it a tradition!

Produced by Madison Ballet at 2822 Index Road Madison, WI 53719

Performances: December 13-22, 2002

Dec 13-15 & Dec 20-22 at Dec 13 @ 7:30p.m., Dec 14 @ 7:30p.m., Dec 15 @ 2:00p.m., Dec 20 @ 7:30p.m., Dec 21 @ 2:00 & 7:70p.m., Dec 22 @ 2:00.

Ticket Prices: $15-$38. $3 discount for children and seniors. Corporate and group rates are available through Madison Ballet offices by calling 608-278-7990.

Call 608-278-7990 for reservations or more information.