Who: Kids and families.
What: E. A. Hoffmann’s fairy tale, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, first premiered in 1892 with music by Peter Tchaikovsky and choreographer Marius Petipa. New York Theatre Ballet’s production, choreographed by Keith Michael, is the only hour-long Nutcracker, presented by a professional troupe, in the metro area. It is perfectly suited to the attention span of younger audience members, yet sophisticated enough for the most discerning adult.
Where: South Orange Performing Arts Center, 1 Trenchard Place, South Orange, NJ.
When: Sunday, December 4 at 7 pm.
Cost: $30, $40 for the general public, $25, $35 for SOPAC members.