The Berkshire Edge: Albany Berkshire Ballet to present ‘The Nutcracker’
Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018
Pittsfield — Albany Berkshire Ballet will present “The Nutcracker” at the Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Saturday, Dec. 1, at 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 2, at 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.Choreographed by artistic director Madeline Culpo, and set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless music, the story of “The Nutcracker” follows the adventures of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince as they conquer the Mouse King and embark on a magical journey to the Land of Sweets. Sets and scenery were created by theater and movie set designer Carl Sprague, and costumes were designed by Rita Watson and Victile Donahue. ABB’s 2018 annual production of “The Nutcracker” will visit four cities throughout the Northeast. The 2018 tour includes a record-breaking 770 student dancers, 17 of whom will have the opportunity to portray the role of Clara, dancing alongside the company’s 15 professional dancers.Tickets are $20–$44.50. For tickets and more information, see the Berkshire Edge calendar or call the Colonial ticket office at (413) 997-4444.