“The Nutcracker with a Twist”: Randazzo Dance Company.
Dec. 16–18. 53rd annual production of Tchaikovsky’s Christmas ballet by this local company of nearly 100 local dancers of all ages. Directed and choreographed by Sara Randazzo, Roya Panahi, and Christine Sampier. 7:30 p.m. (Fri.) & 3 p.m. (Sat. & Sun.), Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. Tickets $15–$25 in advance at the Michigan Union Ticket Office (muto.umich.edu) & at the door. 477–9350.