New Years Eve Fun with Boston Ballet

If you aren’t sure that you can handle the crowds and the cold at First Night in Boston, NYE Nutcracker with Boston Ballet is a great way to ring in the new year. Spend time together in the beautiful, warm and festive Boston Opera House.  You’ll be treated to a brass concert of Holiday songs…

Bah Humbug It’s Nutcracker Time

Boston Ballet invited me to see this year’s Nutcracker performance and I decided to put my carol-belting, holiday baking, dance-loving self aside for a little holiday twist on this year’s review. If you can’t stop singing Christmas carols and you love the smell of pine trees everywhere then this post isn’t for you.  If you are picking…

Nutcracker: A different kind of kick-off

There is no one stronger than a ballerina.  It’s true that the sugar plum fairy is delicate, but don’t be fooled even Clara puts up a good fight against Fritz for her nutcracker.  Boston Ballet’s Nutcracker is just about to kick off at the Opera House on Friday, November 29th  Friday, November 27th.  If you…

Enter to Win a Pair of Tickets to Boston Ballet’s Nutcracker

The Nutcracker is a story of battle, fantasy, sugary treats, Christmas gifts, wizardry, snowy scenes, and not only the magic of the holidays but also the magic of childhood.  It’s not just for dance lovers, it’s most definitely not just for girls or little dancers to enjoy.  Seeing a full snow flurry on stage indoors…

Boston Ballet’s Nutcracker: Dewdrops, nutcrackers and 4,000 crystals

As I sit outside class, rack after rack of beautiful hand-stitched costumes roll by. They will soon be coming to life on stage in dress rehearsals making the renderings of the newest production of the Nutcracker come to life. The dewdrops fairy’s bodice and tutu alone has 4,000 crystals set on it. Each one done…