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|Ballet Etudes: The Nutcracker

Saturday, December 9th at 1PM & 4PM
Sunday, December 10th at 1PM & 4PM
Saturday, December 16th at 1PM & 4PM

Ticket prices: $25 for children and students with valid ID, $35 for seniors 65+, $45 adults

Ballet Etudes Company returns to Westport Country Playhouse with their time honored production of The Nutcracker
This year’s performance promises to deliver its usual magic with a cast of more than 100 dancers including guest artists from New York City Ballet and members of the Ballet Etudes Company. Set to the music by Tchaikovsky, this seminal favorite ushers in the holiday season with nostalgic familiarity. Extraordinary sets, costumes and lighting design on the intimate stage of Westport Country Playhouse makes this production a special family experience in the heart of Fairfield County.

“Our aspiration is to offer an exceptional production capturing the beauty of both the ballet and the season”. Ballet Etudes is proud to bring local students and professionals back to the Westport Country Playhouse to celebrate this holiday tradition” said Nanette Vallas, Director, Ballet Etudes Company and The Studio Ballet School @ Ballet Etudes.




|Broadway Sings: A Benefit for Broadway Method Academy

Monday, November 27th

Silent Auction/Cocktail Hour: 6:00 pm
Performance: 7:30 pm
Tickets: $115 VIP, $85 Adults, $50 Students 
VIP tickets not available online. Please call the Playhouse Box Office at 203-227-4177 to purchase.

Broadway Method Academy is hosting the third annual “Broadway Sings” benefit concert. The evening will be filled with top-notch talent from both Connecticut and New York, including some of Broadway’s top performers. Students of Broadway Method Academy will have the unique opportunity of singing alongside some of these special Broadway talents in an evening that celebrates Broadway’s best hits! Company members from some of Broadway’s hottest shows are expected to attend. Broadway legend, Richard Jay-Alexander serves as honorary chair for the event. The event will begin with a cocktail hour and silent auction, followed by the performance. The cocktail hour/silent auction will run from 6:00 pm and the performance will begin at 7:30 pm. VIP tickets are available by calling the WCP box office. VIP tickets include a private reception with Broadway performers which includes beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres and preferred seating at the performance.

About Richard Jay-Alexander
Richard Jay-Alexander celebrates 42 years in show business, having moved to New York City in the fall of 1975. He started as an actor/singer/ dancer and made his Broadway debut in the Luis Valdez play “Zoot Suit” which opened at the Winter Garden Theatre in 1979. He was also in the Original Broadway Cast of Amadeus alongside Ian McKellen and Tim Curry, and worked on Song and Dance with Bernadette Peters and the revival of OLIVER! with Ron Moody and Patti LuPone