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Sunday, 07 December 2008
Nutcracker Reviews In - Plus 15% Ticket Savings!


PNB School Student in Nutcracker. © Angela Sterling.
Reviews are in:
Nutcracker is "Magic!" 
"...This ballet’s powerful magic, which wafts up from the orchestra pit, entwines with the dancers and enraptures the audience young and old." (The Seattle Times)

"...A production that has survived a quarter of a century without losing any of its wonder..." (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)

PNB's Stowell/Sendak Nutcracker 25th Anniversary

Now through December 30!
Music: P.I. Tchaikovsky
Choreography: Kent Stowell
Sets and Costumes: Maurice Sendak  

Buy Tickets or Learn More 

Save 15% on tickets to:
• Sunday, Dec. 7, 5:30 pm
• Thursday, Dec. 11, 7:30 pm
• Thursday, Dec. 18, 2:00 pm
Use savings code 5242 when you purchase tickets online or call 206.441.2424.
*Discount is valid on standard ticket price only, is subject to availability, and is not valid on previously purchased tickets.

Celebrate for Less with Nutcracker Savings: 
Nutcracker Family Packs: Four specially discounted Nutcracker tickets and coupons to be redeemed at McCaw Hall for cider and cookies. Prices start at $169.
Group Rates: Celebrate the season with family, friends, co-workers, or other groups of 15 to 3,000, and receive up to 25% off.
Visit Ivar’s or Kidd Valley & Save! Visit Ivar’s and/or Kidd Valley restaurants and save 15% on select Nutcracker performances! While you’re there, pick up a Nutcracker coloring contest to enter-to-win FREE Nutcracker tickets.
Give a Little—Get a Lot! Donate to NW Harvest & Receive 15% off select Nutcracker performances! PNB teams with GoMobile Advertising to collect food for Northwest Harvest. Donate at PNB at 301 Mercer Street or at the Nutcracker Truck collection sites.

Nutcracker Fun: 
Special Celebrity Appearances: Among the celebrities making their debut as either Grandfather or Grandmother in the Act 1 party scene are KZOK personality Spike O'Neil; KMTT personality Marty Riemer; and Seattle Storm guard/forward Sheryl Swoopes, among others.
98.1 Classical KING FM: For the first time ever, 98.1 Classical KING FM 98.1 will broadcast a performance of Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Nutcracker, performed by the PNB Orchestra under the direction of Music Director/Conductor Stewart Kershaw at 7:00 pm on Christmas Eve. For more details and the programming schedule, visit www.king.org.

See All Special Events & Offers

To Purchase Nutcracker Tickets: 
Purchase online, call 206.441.2424 or visit 301 Mercer St.

While You're Out & About:
Stop by the Center House Starbucks & help save lives in Africa.
Starbucks Joins (Red) To Save Lives in Africa
November 27, 2008–January 2, 2009

Starbucks and (RED) give coffee lovers a chance to do good every day. Through the partnership, launched as part of the Starbucks Shared Planet commitment to communities, a portion of the proceeds from the special (Starbucks)RED products, ranging from beverages to merchandise, will go to the Global Fund to help to save lives in Africa, a key coffee growing region for Starbucks.

Starting on November 27, 2008 and continuing through January 2, 2009, Starbucks will contribute five cents from the sale of any (Starbucks)RED Exclusive beverage* at all company-owned and licensed stores in the United States and Canada to the Global Fund to invest in AIDS programs in Africa.

 Presenting Sponsor: The Boeing Company
Opening Weekend Sponsors: Macy’s, Bank of America and Moss Adams LLP
Media Partners: Sunday Seattle Times, Seattle Post-Intelligencer,
KING TV, KONG 6/16 and NWCN.

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