Get festive with a legend at Matsuyama's 'Nutcracker'

Stage Dec 10, 2014

Get festive with a legend at Matsuyama's 'Nutcracker'

by Kris Kosaka

Christmas in the ballet world means "The Nutcracker," and fans in Japan can take their pick from numerous productions of this mistle-toed magic originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov and premiered at the Marinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg on Dec. 18, 1892, ...