Why is The Nutcracker so Popular in the US?

In the United States, The Nutcracker holds unique esteem

When The Nutcracker first came to stages in the United States, it wasn’t the most popular or spectacular ballet. But over the years audiences across the country began making a point to see The Nutcracker as part of their holiday traditions. Victoria Morgan, Cincinnati Ballet Artistic Director and CEO, and Carmon DeLeone, Music Director, talk about the origins and growing popularity of The Nutcracker through the years.

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