The Nutcracker Jazzed Up! heading to Cincinnati
From 23 November 2012 To 23 November 2012Address
Aronoff Centre for the Arts, 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202
A jazz version of The Nutcracker is to be staged in Cincinnati in the run-up to Christmas.
The classic ballet, complete with Tchaikovsky’s famous score, has long been a favourite with Ohio’s theatre-goers, including with tourists booking into Cincinnati hotels for cultural short breaks.
For 2012, however, the Jarson-Kaplan Theater, which is part of the Aronoff Center for Arts, will stage Duke Ellington’s celebrated version of the festive tale, with the audience to be treated to a 1940s big band-inspired score as well as a vibrant display of swing and be-bop dancing.
The Nutcracker Jazzed Up! will be staged from Friday November 3rd to Saturday December 1st, with matinee performances on the weekends and ticket prices starting at just $30.25.
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