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Marylou Berg, Communication Manager, 240-314-8105
Family-Friendly Holiday Classic, 'The Nutcracker,' Returns to Rockville
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Rockville, Md., Nov. 21, 2011 – The Rockville Civic Ballet will present "The Nutcracker," the holiday classic that has become a local tradition in December. "The Nutcracker" tells the story of Clara and her magical journey through the land of sugarplum fairies.
Performances are scheduled for Saturdays, Dec. 3 and 10, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, Dec. 4 and 11, at 2 p.m. at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre at Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Drive.
Tickets are $16 adults; $12 children (12 years and younger); and $12 seniors (60 years and older). Group rates are available.
The Rockville Civic Ballet is comprised of approximately 75 adult and youth dancers. The company, under the direction of Claudia Mangan, has presented "The Nutcracker" annually since 1974.
For tickets call the box office at 240-314-8690 between 2 and 7 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, or visit www.rockvillemd.gov/arts.
The City of Rockville offers a variety of ballet classes for aspiring ballerinas and dancers. To see a complete list of classes and learn more about performing with the Rockville Civic Ballet, see the Recreation Guide or visit www.rockvillemd.gov/recreation.