Date(s) - 2021-12-19
The Nutcracker is an 1892 two-act ballet, originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov with a score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The libretto is adapted from E. T. A. Hoffmann’s story “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King”.
Adapted from: The Nutcracker and the Mouse King
The Nutcracker (1892) Peter Ilyich Tschaikovsky
February 2, 1954, New York City Ballet, City Center of Music and Drama
Maria Tallchief, Nicholas Magallanes, Tanaquil Le Clercq, Michael Arshansky, Alberta Grant, Susan Kaufman, Paul Nickel
Karinska. Masks by Lawrence Vlady
Horace Armistead, Rouben Ter-Arutunian (1964)