December 20, 2011 - 12:03pm
Louisville has been a-buzz about the revamped Brown-Forman Nutcracker since its debut two years ago, and this first-time viewer encourages you to believe the hype. With only three performances left this year, it's the perfect time to treat your family to Tchaikovsky's Christmas masterpiece.
When we think of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker, the first thing that usually comes to mind is the glorious final act, performed by the Sugar Plum Fairy and her court of delicious sweets. This was the scene I was eager to see when I sat down for an evening performance of the Brown-Forman Nutcracker,...
December 14, 2011 - 1:00pm
For more than 40 years, the Louisville Ballet has presented the 'Nutcracker,' a seasonal favorite. Now audiences can enjoy a revamped production that is sure to wow all admirers of Tchaikovsky's masterpiece.
We all know the story: young Marie is given a beautiful nutcracker for Christmas who magically comes to life Christmas Eve. Our young heroine is subsequently caught in an epic battle between the Nutcracker's troops of gingerbread men and toy soldiers and the minions of the evil Rat King. A...
December 2, 2010 - 3:00pm
From joyful to dead serious: Check out The Nutcracker and Don Carlo
This article appears in the December 2010 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.A Nut to Crack