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The Hard Nut

Yes, Virginia, There Is a Holiday Ballet Besides 'The Nutcracker'

Risa Gary Kaplowitz | Posted 11.18.2012 | Arts
Risa Gary Kaplowitz

With American ballet company directors and boards lamenting the low status of ballet in the minds of the general public, what would happen if our ballet companies offered more options during the holiday season? How did we get ourselves trapped in a can of Nuts?

Nutcracker, Interrupted: Mark Morris' The Hard Nut Is a Delightfully Zany Take on the Beloved Holiday Ballet

Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Curtis M. Wong

From the moment the curtain rises onto a pack of booze-swilling suburbanites engaged in a libidinous promenade, it's clear The Hard Nut is not your ordinary Nutcracker.