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Photo Essay: Nutcrackers Around the Nation Display Regional Flair

Baton Rouge Ballet Theater

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Baton Rouge Ballet Theater

Baton Rouge Ballet Theater Artistic Directors Molly Buchman and Sharon Matthews decided to give their production some Cajun heart and southern soul. In their "Nutcracker: A Tale from the Bayou," Clara journeys from her family's antebellum mansion, through the snow-covered trees of Oak Alley Plantation, lifting off in a hot-air balloon to arrive at the stained-glass halls of the Old State Capitol.

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