A Caribbean-Flavored 'Nutcracker'

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A Caribbean-Flavored 'Nutcracker'

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‘George Balanchine’s ‘The Nutcracker’”—as the choreographer’s 1954 version of the now-familiar Christmastime Tchaikovsky ballet, first given in Russia in 1892, has been branded since his death in 1983—evolved over the years since its beginnings at New York City Ballet. After 1964, when Balanchine restaged the work with new settings and further costuming for NYCB’s then-new home in Lincoln Center—by which time the two-act ballet had become a holiday favorite throughout the U.S. in numerous other versions—the choreographer…

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