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Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

Milwaukee Ballet stages the holiday favorite

 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker ballet of 1892 is based upon Alexandre Dumas’ adaptation of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s tale of little Clara and her magical Christmas gift of a nutcracker in the form of a soldier. With its ethnic dances, Waltz of the Flowers and Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
10.27.2010 | | Posted at 08:36 AM
By David Luhrssen
With his twisted smile and slightly awkward manner, Anthony Perkins was ideally cast in the rather strange, dark musical �Evening Primrose.� Based on John Collier�s short story and adorned with songs by the melodious Stephen Sondheim, �Evening Primrose� was produced in 1966 for a long forgotten TV series, ABC�s �Stage 67.� Lost for all these years, �Evening Primrose� has finally been released ...