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Huntington Dance Theatre performs 'Nutcracker' today at MU

Dec. 09, 2012 @ 12:04 PM

HUNTINGTON — Dancing snowflakes, waltzing flowers, a giant rat, dolls coming to life and a Sugar Plum Fairy are just a few of the magical surprises awaiting audiences at Huntington Dance Theatre’s 31st annual performance of "The Nutcracker," at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 at the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse on Marshall's campus.

A gala reception of holiday sweets and refreshments will begin 1 1/2 hours before each show in the Playhouse lobby, and many of the Nutcracker performers will make an appearance. Tickets are $20, or $15 for students, seniors and children 12 and under.

 For ticket information call HDT at 304-522-4230 or the M.U. Box office at 304-696-ARTS. The ballet will feature over 75 dancers and performers ages 5 through 60.