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Final weekend for Island Dance's ‘The Nutcracker’ at South Whidbey High School

Nutcracker Graham Vanderwood and Rat King danced by Melyssa Smith, along with the rest of the cast, will end the Whidbey Island Dance Theatre’s 20th annual run of the Christmas classic this weekend. There is a 7:30 p.m. show tonight and matinees at 2:30 p.m. today and Sunday at the South Whidbey High School Auditorium.  - Michael Stadler photo
Nutcracker Graham Vanderwood and Rat King danced by Melyssa Smith, along with the rest of the cast, will end the Whidbey Island Dance Theatre’s 20th annual run of the Christmas classic this weekend. There is a 7:30 p.m. show tonight and matinees at 2:30 p.m. today and Sunday at the South Whidbey High School Auditorium.
— image credit: Michael Stadler photo

A Nutcracker doll comes to life and battles the evil Rat King and his minions. Clara and her Nutcracker Prince travel to enchanted lands with dancing snowflakes, forest royalty and wondrous creatures. These are just a few of the magical delights that await to ignite imaginations through the wonder of dance with Whidbey Island Dance Theater’s “Nutcracker.” The production at the South Whidbey High School Auditorium continues at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, and at 2 p.m. with matinees Dec. 15 and 16. For tickets go to the new WIDT box office located upstairs in the Island Dance building (old Langley High School) on the Langley Middle School campus, call 341-2221 or visit widtonline.org.

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