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SportsMatthews, Marner to appear in 'The Nutcracker' ballet

14:55  06 december  2018
14:55  06 december  2018 Source:   thescore.com

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Matthews and Marner aren't the first Maple Leafs to make an appearance in the show. Hall of Famer Mats Sundin took the stage in 2007, and So, what's the price to witness the young Leafs in the ballet ? About the same as it is to see the duo lace them up at Scotiabank Arena, as tickets currently

Matthews and Marner won’t be the first Leafs to make an appearance with Canada’s National Ballet . Doug Gilmour and Steve Thomas took the stage in 2004 and Mats Sundin embraced the colourful Cannon Doll experience in 2007. The full schedule and list of celebrity appearances can be found here.

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From center ice to center stage.

Toronto Maple Leafs superstars Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner will take their talents to the theatre when they debut as Cannon Dolls at The National Ballet of Canada's 'The Nutcracker.'

The National Ballet describes the Cannon Dolls as guest roles, "colorfully costumed Russian Petrouchka dolls who shoot a cannon into the audience to being the battle scene in Act I."

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TORONTO -- Mitchell Marner and Auston Matthews are hoping their on-ice chemistry with the Toronto Maple Leafs translates to the dance floor when they The forwards will appear as Cannon Dolls in the National Ballet of Canada's production of " The Nutcracker " on Dec. 19, a long-running Christmas

Matthews and Marner aren't the first Maple Leafs to make an appearance in the show. The Nutcracker is the Christmas ballet that everyone knows and loves. But it’s also the ultimate A character with roots in the commedia dell’arte, Mother Ginger usually appears in a comically The

Unfortunately, the roles require no choreographed dancing, but it's possible one of the two could bust out an impromptu move.

Matthews and Marner aren't the first Maple Leafs to make an appearance in the show. Hall of Famer Mats Sundin took the stage in 2007, and legendary goaltender Jacques Plante performed back in 1971.

So, what's the price to witness the young Leafs in the ballet? About the same as it is to see the duo lace them up at Scotiabank Arena, as tickets currently start at CA$85.

Their performance is scheduled for Dec. 19 at Toronto's Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts.

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