Benicia Ballet Theatre brings ‘Nutcracker’ to Solano College Theatre

By From page B3 | November 30, 2012

FAIRFIELD — The classic story of a young girl’s dream comes to life in Benicia Ballet Theatre’s production of “The Nutcracker” at the Solano Community College Theatre, 4000 Suisun Valley Road.

The show includes a 50-piece orchestra and guest artists Steve Waranietz, Evan Johnston and Grateful Siren Belly Dance Co.  Performances also feature a choir.

“We are bringing together over 200 performers from all over Solano County and giving the community a quality, artistic performance that is conveniently located,” said Margaret Kenrick, Benicia Ballet Theatre artistic director, in a press release. “The partnership with the college music department and theatre in addition to the local choirs joining us this year will make for a very special celebration of this historical piece of art.”

The event is in its 22nd year.

Performances are 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

For information, call  746-6757 or email [email protected] Tickets may be purchased at www.brownpapertickets.com.

Reach Amy Maginnis-Honey at 427-6957 or [email protected]. Follow her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/amaginnisdr.

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey joined the staff of the Daily Republic in 1980. She’ll tell you she was only 3 at the time. Over the past three decades she’s done a variety of jobs in the newsroom. Today, she covers arts and entertainment and writes for the Living and news pages.

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