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

December 1, 2006
Phyllis Brown

WHAT:

Dancers in costume from the San Francisco Ballet production of “The Nutcracker” will give a special, command performance for patients at UCSF Children’s Hospital. The beloved holiday ballet 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.

WHEN:

Monday, December 4, 10 AM to 11 AM

WHERE:

UCSF Children’s Hospital 505 Parnassus Ave. San Francisco, CA (Media should meet in the main hospital lobby for escort to the performance location.) WHO:

In-patients at UCSF Children’s Hospital Dancers from the San Francisco Ballet Company

CONTACT:

Media interested in covering the event or arranging interviews should contact the UCSF News Office at (415) 502-6397.

One of the nation’s top children’s hospitals, UCSF Children’s Hospital creates an environment where children and their families find compassionate care at the healing edge of scientific discovery, with more than 150 experts in 50 medical specialties serving patients throughout Northern California and beyond.

UCSF is a leading university that advances health worldwide by conducting advanced biomedical research, educating graduate students in the life sciences and health professions, and providing complex patient care.

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