before, this suite should not be mistaken for the entire Nutcracker. 1 "Battle of the Nutcrackers" began its run on December 6, 2010. 90 91 Cabaret Red Light (2010) Cabaret Red Light created a burlesque -and-ballet version of The Nutcracker with original score by Rolf Lakaemper and Peter Gaffney, and choreography by Christine Fisler. In this version, it is a charcoal burner who becomes a handsome Prince, and a housemaid falls in love with him and becomes his Princess. All little Mac can muster is a surly grimace." She praised the dancing, however, as "strong, fresh and in perfect sync" and Kistler's Sugar Plum Fairy as "the Balanchinean ideal of a romantic, seemingly fragile beauty combined with a technique of almost startling strength, speed. 7 In this version, all of the toys take part in the Journey Through the Snow sequence, rather than being offstage while Maria and the Prince perform the dance. The Nutcracker and the Nutcracker Prince were also played by two dancers in the film: Jacob Rice before the toy's transformation into a Prince, and Wade Walthall throughout the rest of the film. Utilizing almost none of the advantages offered by the (film) medium." 94 Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times criticized the film for not adapting the dance for a film audience and also its casting of Culkin who, he writes, "seems peripheral to all of the. Then theres the choreography, by Lev Ivanov, which contains some of the loveliest passages in ballet, and the libretto, or storyline, by Marius Petipa. 7 The production was revived in 1954, and received a special staging at the Mariinsky Theatre. In this version, the fantasy sequences are once again a dream, Clara is a ballet student, and her mother is a former ballerina.
But in emphasizing the the Scarlet Letter and I Tituba Black Witch of Salem relationship between Clara and the Nutcracker, the production also gains a touching subtext of first love. It is now available on DVD, and has been telecast in the.S. 102 A made-for-TV filmed color German-American production of The Nutcracker was first telecast in the United States as a Christmas season special by CBS on December 21, 1965. Because of the show's sell-out popularity it has been booked at the same venue for extended performances in 2009, 2010, and for a limited run at the Thtre Saint-Denis in Montral. Footnotes edit a b c d Fisher,. 75 Gelsey Kirkland / Michael Chernov (2013) edit 77 78 Other Productions edit Mary Day/Martin Buckner (1961) Among the first wave of productions in the.S.