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by UPDATED: 29 November 2012 | 12:45 pm :: in Best Bets, Featured Best Bet ::
“The Nutcracker” ballet will be dancing across the Corridor this weekend, with productions by the Nolte Academy of Dance at the Englert in Iowa City and by Ballet Quad Cities and Orchestra Iowa at the Paramount in Cedar Rapids. This timeless tale will leave visions of sugarplums dancing from head to toe, to Tchaikovsky’s magical music. Follow Clara and her prince through an land of peace and peril.
- Iowa City: Friday (11/30) to Sunday, Englert Theatre, 221 E. Washington St.; various times, $14-$24, (319) 688-2653, Englert.org
- Cedar Rapids: Saturday and Sunday, Paramount Theatre, 123 Third Ave. SE; various times, $18-$48, Orchestra Iowa Box Office, (319) 366-8203, or Paramounttheatrecr.com