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Pacific Northwest Ballet

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Address: 301 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109-4628
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+1 206-441-2424
09:00 - 18:00
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Great Performance !!

While visiting our daughter and family, we attended the Nutcracker Ballet at a Saturday afternoon performance. It was absolutely fantastic. The costumes, dancing and excellent... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
Hooksett NH
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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The Nutcracker, that beloved uniquely Seattle rendition by Stowell/Sendak that you loved? That Nutcracker is gone, replaced by a sad watered down kids recital that you can find in any small town community theater. It's awful. It consists of boring choreography, a bunch of kids running around the stage and not much dancing. The sets are pretty but this version... More 

2 Thank Kristin L
Hooksett NH
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229 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

While visiting our daughter and family, we attended the Nutcracker Ballet at a Saturday afternoon performance. It was absolutely fantastic. The costumes, dancing and excellent orchestra made for a wonderful afternoon.

Thank Wildycat
Bellevue, Washington
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696 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

If you have not visited McCaw Hall and seen the Nutcracker recently you Are missing a fabulous event! The show is beautifully staged, the colors are amazing and the dancers are fabulous ! I would love to see this show twice in one season as It is such a thrill . We attended for the 23rd year, each time bringing... More 

Thank larrchar
Gig Harbor, Washington
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Pacific Northwest Ballet Company is first-rate, but their rendition of the Nutcracker is more a ballet school recital than a professional performance. Children perform more numbers than the company pros. For kids, they are good, but I do not go to the ballet to watch 100 children dance for their relatives. Want to enjoy an evening of talented company performers?... More 

2 Thank Ivey W
Poulsbo, Washington
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96 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I raised 5 boys and, finally, 15 years ago, a granddaughter to take to the ballet (couldn't talk my boys into it, although there are many boys who attend). My 15-year old granddaughter has been attending the PNB Nutcracker with me since she was two, we loved the Maurice Sendak Nutcracker and were so afraid when the production was changed... More 

Thank WA-Damore
Seattle, Washington
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I am a season ticket holder and could not be happier. Every performance is a feast for the eyes. I love how they always surprise the audience by being innovative, using humor, and making bold choices with choreographers. There is something for all tastes. My favorite is Romeo and Juliette. The dance and music tell the story with emotion and... More 

Thank Tara F
Washington DC
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

The PNB is a world class ballet in which the music becomes a visual as well as an auditory experience. PNB provides supports for your their youngest ballet-goers: easy to manage seat cushion to give the little people some height, hands on activities related to the ballet prior to the curtain. There is no joy greater than to share the... More 

Thank Nonnajojo
Seattle, Washington
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61 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I took my granddaughter to PNB's Le Corsaire which is a pirate story for kids. Everything about it was great. There were activities in the lobby including musicians that allowed children to try the instruments and now she wants to learn the harp. The dancing was outstanding as were the costumes. We sat in a box which made for great... More 

Thank nwtraveler64
Cary, North Carolina, United States
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74 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Extremely enjoyed watching Coppelia. Amazing dancers and very enjoyable show. From the dancing to the costumes and choreography, all were excellent. Highly recommend seeing PNB.

Thank Mary K
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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89 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We've been to several performances at PNB and enjoyed each one. One performance in fact, will stick with me for the rest of my life - a stunning work by a new student choreographer done to the music of Olafur Arnalds (Film Credits and Fyrsta). Wow! The dancers and company are dedicated and wonderful. The school was a great place... More 

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