METHUEN -- Northeast Dance Center will perform its Nutcracker Ballet at Methuen High School's new Performing Arts Center on Friday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 5, at 2 and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. Tickets can be ordered by phone at 978-758-7160) or at www.northeastdancecenter.com. Adults $25, children/seniors $22; group rates available.
Local dancers in this year's production include, from left, front row, Audrey Dascomb, Michael Dascomb, Morgan Daley, Sarah Pizette, Melia Marshall (not shown Rose Marinucci); middle row, Gianna Pannese, Reanne Maestre, Vanessa Flynn, Kayley Mace; and, back row, Meghan Anderson, Kelly Marshall, Ava Mazzotta, Haleigh Pecora, Isabel Haroutunian, Kaylee Jenkins, Arianna Perron and Julia Gatel.
DERRY, N.H. -- Local students will perform in Gate City Ballet's holiday classic The Nutcracker on Saturay, Dec. 5, at 1 and 4 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 6, at 1 p.m., at Pinkerton Academy's Stockbridge Theatre. Tickets, $18 each with reduced rates for senior citizens, children under 12 and groups, are available at www.stockbridgetheatre.com or call 603-437-5210.
Pictured are, from left, front row, Amelia Warsen of Westford, Emma Szabo of Bedford, Katherine Sanroma and Raven Giannino of Chelmsford; back row, Mallory York of Pepperell, Eva Szabo of Bedford, Jacqueline Caefer and Rebecca Murphy of Dunstable, and Delaney York of Pepperell.