Highlights TV Show Features The Nutcracker Performance


Highlights: From the Heart of Our Community, is a 30 minute weekly TV show featuring organizations, events, grass-roots efforts and people who move our state and community forward in a positive way.

The show is a collaboration with Kanawha County Schools, Suddenlink Communications and Jim Strawn & Company.

The show airs daily at 8:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Suddenlink’s channel 17.

The show airing December 3, 2018 –  December 10, 2018 ‘highlights’ the Nutcracker performance by The Charleston Ballet and The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra.

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We interviewed Johanna Miesner, E-Marketing & Promotions Manager for Charleston Ballet and Betty King, VP of Operations for WV Symphony Orchestra.

We discussed their collaboration on the Nutcracker and the 2 upcoming performances at the Clay Center on December 14, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. and December 15, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.

Journey to the Land of Sweets in this timeless classic. Filled with the characters you know and love, this annual production is a dazzling celebration of the holiday season. The only live music performance in the state, the Charleston Ballet & WVSO’s Nutcracker fills the Maier Performance Hall with over 170 performers. Get your tickets now for this family favorite!

Johanna discussed the Charleston Ballet’s involvement and their preparation for the performance informing us that rehearsals, under the Artistic Director Kim Pauley, are going well and costumes are being fitted.

Betty talked about the music. With over 60 live musicians being lead by conductor Maestro Grant Cooper, there are many details to iron out in preparation of the performances.

Tickets may be purchased by clicking here.

Please join us for this holiday tradition.

If you would like to learn more about the Highlights TV Show, contact Host and Executive Producer Jim Strawn at 304-541-4756.

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