Special "Nutcracker" for patients at UCSF Children's Hospital

By Phyllis Brown


Dancers in costume from the San Francisco Ballet production of “The Nutcracker” will give patients at UCSF Children’s Hospital a special, command performance of the beloved holiday ballet that tells the story of a young German girl named Clara who, on Christmas Eve, dreams of a Nutcracker Prince and a fierce battle against the Mouse King.


Monday, December 3, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.


UCSF Children’s Hospital
505 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA

(Media should meet in the main hospital lobby for escort to the performance location.)


In-patients at UCSF Children’s Hospital.

Dancers from the San Francisco Ballet.


Media interested in covering the event or arranging interviews should contact the UCSF News Office at (415) 476-2557.

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