The Nutcracker: Four Takes on a Holiday Classic

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Since its 1892 adapted premiere in St. Petersburg, Russia – choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, with a score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – E.T.A. Hoffman’s story “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” has been enchanting audiences worldwide. With new versions of the classic appearing every year, here are four different Nutcrackers on stage this holiday season, each bringing to life the magic of Christmas through the story of Clara and her nutcracker that springs to life on Christmas Eve.
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