Happy Nutcracker Season from Monkeyhouse

by Sarah Friswell

It's that time of year again.  Christmas lights twinkle in the night, the smell of burning wood stoves and evergreen trees fill the air, and a feeling of joy ensues.  The holiday season brings many wonderful things, but Monkeyhouse is especially excited that Nutcracker season has arrived.  Here are just a few opportunities to see the Nutcracker in its classic form and some with a few twists!

Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker
The original story of the Nutcracker, choreographed by Boston Ballet's Mikko Nissinen, is back this season with all new costumes, sets, and revised choreography.  It's sure to be a wonderful evening so find a friend and go check out this classic.

Photo Credit Rosalie O’Connor
The Urban Nutcracker
Presented by the Tony Williams Dance Center is the Urban Nutcracker in its 12th season.  Tchaikovsky's original music is combined with a jazz interpretation from Duke Ellington and the story is given a modern spin that audiences love!

The Nutcracker performed by the Mariinsky Ballet Theatre
Find a seat at Regal Fenway Cinemas to view the ballet performed by the current members of The Russian Imperial Mariinsky Theatre, the company who first performed The Nutcracker in 1892.

Join the Jose Mateo Ballet Theater in its 25th year presenting The Nutcracker. The show features over 200 children!

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