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Nuts to You

There's no fantasy quite as befuddling and beloved as E.T.A. Hoffmann's The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. Tchaikovsky's ballet version, far from a pretty platitude, never fails to enchant for the same reason — it's so damn strange. With an…
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Nutcracker Nutz & Boltz

The stealthy players of Lunatique Fantastique unveil the secret lives of dusty odds and ends in this Nutcracker. During the show's single hour, stars materialize from kitchenware, clothing, and cleaning artillery to present E.T.A. Hoffman's story of Clara, her generous…
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