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Mark Foehringer's Nutcracker Sweets
Southside Theater, Fort Mason Center
San Francisco, CA
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The 2013 season for Mark Foehringer's Nutcracker Sweets is over. Visit us at www.mfdpsf.org to learn about other dance events, and come back for the 2014 Nutcracker Sweets.




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Mark Foehringer's Nutcracker Sweets
Special note for patrons who need accessible seating: There are a limited number of seats that are A.D.A. compliant for persons with mobility or access limitations.  Please call the Box office to discuss, if you need accessible accommodation, so we can ensure you have an enjoyable experience at Nutcracker Sweets.

There is not a performance on Saturday, December 14.

Mark Foehringer Dance Project|SF presents its fifth annual holiday production of Mark Foehringer's Nutcracker Sweets, a unique 50 minute version of the classic ballet Nutcracker specifically designed for families with young children.  Featuring live music -- a chamber orchestra with 9 musicians -- and the return of former ODC dancer, Brian Fisher as Drosselmeyer, musical direction by Michael Morgan, set design by Peter Crompton, costume design by Richard Battle, lighting design by Patrick Hajduk and production direction by Frédéric O. Boulay.  Nutcracker Sweets is an affordable, fun and zany rendition of this popular holiday tradition.

"Nutcracker Sweets is a family-style version of the classic ballet Nutcracker," said Mark Foehringer, artistic director of Mark Foehringer Dance Project|SF. "The production features storytelling, dance theater, ballet and live music.  It is a special opportunity for different generations to enjoy the experience of seeing a live performance together."


"For parents looking to introduce this beloved tale to their little ones, Mark Foehringer's Nutcracker Sweets is a great way to go. It upholds the charm and fantasy of the classic tale while captivating the hearts and minds of the young and young at heart." -- kidscangroove.com


This year's production features talented dancers from MFDP|SF including:
Brian Fisher as Drosselmeyer
Marina Fukushima as Clara
Juan Delarosa as Mouse King, Russian Trepak
LizAnne Roman as Mother, Mouse Queen, Sugar Plum Fairy
Jette Martin as Mother Ginger
Sonja Dale as Doll, Spanish
Thomas Woodman as Doll and Asian Tea
Jesse Chin and Chad Dawson will be sharing the role of Nutcracker and Nephew

Mark Foehringer Dance Project|SF is a professional contemporary dance organization based in San Francisco, California. Artistic director and choreographer Mark Foehringer has been developing shows for more than 20 years from the Joyce Theater in New York to Aruba and Peru and numerous venues in San Francisco.

More information about MFDP|SF and Mark Foehringer's Nutcracker Sweets visit: http://www.mfdpsf.org

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Location

Southside Theater, Fort Mason Center
2 Marina BL (at Buchanan ST)
San Francisco, CA 94123
United States


Categories

Arts > Dance
Arts > Theatre
Music > All Ages
Music > Classical
Other > Family-Friendly
Other > Holiday

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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