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Boston Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ bear gets a ride on The Z

The Boston Ballet's “Nutcracker” bear rode The Z, the Rose Kennedy Greenway’s zipline.
Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff
The Boston Ballet's “Nutcracker” bear rode The Z, the Rose Kennedy Greenway’s zipline.
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The dancing bear from Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” took a ride on The Greenway zipline “The Z” Monday. The zipline, which runs 220 feet, gives riders a view of downtown Boston and other local attractions. The beloved character took the plunge to celebrate tickets for “The Nutcracker” going on sale.

“The Nutcracker” will run from Nov. 24 to Dec. 31 at the Boston Ballet.

Boston, MA -- 7/10/2017 - Ernesto Galan (L) films Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker Bear as it rides The Z - Boston's Zipline on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. The Ballet was promoting The Nutcracker whose tickets go on sale today. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: Reporter:
Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff
Ernesto Galan filmed the flying bear. The Ballet was promoting The Nutcracker whose tickets went on sale today.

Boston, MA -- 7/10/2017 - Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker Bear gets harnessed up to ride The Z - Boston's Zipline on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. The Ballet was promoting The Nutcracker whose tickets go on sale today. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: Reporter:
Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff
The zipline runs 220 feet along the Greenway.

Alyssa Meyers can be reached at alyssa.meyers@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @ameyers_.