See Anne-Marie Mediwake and Dwight Drummond, co-hosts of CBC News Toronto, onstage in The Nutcracker on December 10 at 7 pm as The National Ballet of Canada celebrates its 60th anniversary!
Anne-Marie and Dwight will have cameo walk-on roles in the show as part of a long-held tradition with Nutcrackers all over the world. In the National Ballet's production, the guest roles are that of the Cannon Dolls, colourfully costumed Russian Petrouchka dolls who shoot a cannon into the audience in Act I to begin the famous battle scene.
Past Cannon Dolls include CBC Radio Metro Morning's Matt Galloway and Scott Regehr, Ron MacLean, co-host of Battle of the Blades and host of CBC's Hockey Night in Canada, and Rick Mercer, host of the Rick Mercer Report.
What: The Nutcracker with special guests Anne-Marie Mediwake & Dwight Drummond
When: December 10, 2011 - January 3, 2012
Where: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts
For ticket information: national.ballet.ca