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Not Another Nutcracker 

Wednesday, Dec 4 2013

If you're in need of a Nutcracker fix this holiday season, but don't feel like spending an evening in between a snoring teenager and an old woman unwrapping cough drops, consider Nutcrackers of the Caribbean. Grab a loved one, your kids, or a friend and join Pirate Captain Drosselmyer to search the Bay for the lost treasure of Peglegs Tchaikovsky. This Nutcracker is interactive and inclusive – the opposite of a traditional ballet. Everyone is welcome to strut like a prima ballerina and hang out with Clara, Fritz, and Emperor Norton, all set to music by the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band. So throw on your finest eye-patch and shoulder parrot and be prepared to shake it with some new friends. If you're shy about dancing in front of others, or if you just want a bit of social lubricant, grab a ticket to the 21+ Captain's Ball Gala.

Sat., Dec. 14, 2 & 7 p.m.; Sun., Dec. 15, 11 a.m. & 3 p.m., 2013

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