Ms Doreen's Fabulous Feet Nutcracker On January 5th -- Tickets on Sale on Saturday

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nut.jpg(photo courtesy of Ms. Doreen's Fabulous Feet School of Dance)

Ms. Doreen's Fabulous Feet dance school presents its highly-acclaimed Nutcracker Suite on January 5, 2013 at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick. Tickets for the 1:30 and 6 PM shows go on sale Saturday December 15th from 10AM to 1 PM at the studio at 16 Jersey Avenue. 

The show is a highlight of the season and a great way to entertain family and friends as the holiday winds to a close.

For further information on Ms. Doreen's fantastic take on the everlasting classic ballet, check out her website at http://msdoreensfabfeet.com.

AND, just in case you were wondering, here's a little history about the holiday tradition the show has become since its inception:

The Nutcracker

 (RussianЩелкунчик, Балет-феерияShchelkunchikFrenchCasse-Noisette, Ballet-Féerie), is a two-act ballet, originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov with a score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The libretto is adapted fromE.T.A. Hoffmann's story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King". It was given its première at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg on Sunday, 18 December 1892, on a double-bill with Tchaikovsky's opera, Iolanta.[1]

Although the original production was not a success, the twenty-minute suite that Tchaikovsky extracted from the ballet was. However, the complete Nutcracker has enjoyed enormous popularity since the late 1960s and is now performed by countless ballet companies, primarily during the Christmas season, especially in the U.S.[2] Tchaikovsky's score has become one of his most famous compositions, in particular the pieces featured in the suite.[3]

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