When "The Nutcracker" premiered in America in the 1940s, the holiday show became a perennial favorite and a reliable moneymaker for big and small ballet companies around the country. Since then, Tchaikovsky's ballet has been re-imagined innumerable times, customized to…
Praised as a refreshingly irreverent master, sometimes derided as a gimmicky smart-alec, Mark Morris has earned a reputation as one of the world's leading modern dance choreographers.
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