The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker remains an entrancing tradition

by (John Kissane)

Submitted 12-16-2019 under OPINION

Over time, traditions can start to feel eternal. It happened with The Nutcracker: today the play is no less associated with Christmas than the Bethlehem Star, but that wasn't always the case. The ballet, which based its story on "The...

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Chris Van Allsburg's set designs to premiere at Grand Rapids Ballet's "The Nutcracker"

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 12-10-2014 under NEWS

On Friday, December 12, the Grand Rapids Ballet will premiere their performance of "The Nutcracker." This year's performance will feature a brand new set design by the well-acclaimed picture book author and illustrator, Chris Van...

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A Night at the Nutcracker dress rehearsal

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 01-03-2012 under NONPROFITS

  Shirley On Thursday, December 8, the GAAH Press Club saw the dress rehearsal for The Nutcracker presented by the Grand Rapids Ballet Company at DeVos Hall.   I liked the part of the play when they had a party and a war, but the part...

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