Ring In The Holidays The Right Way With The Nutcracker Tickets
There are countless traditions in relation to the holiday season, and one of the most cherished is the use of The Nutcracker tickets to see a timeless seasonal classic. This Russian ballet has been thrilling audiences worldwide for generations, and the story is one of fantasy, suspension of belief, high-end performance and seasonal holiday cheer. A look at the history of the production and the story itself will help explain why The Nutcracker is as beloved as it is around the world.
History of The Nutcracker
The original story was written by German author E.T.A. Hoffman in 1816. The story existed in its original form for most of the 19th Century, but in 1891 and into 1892, Alexandre Dumas adapted the story to a play/ballet with music composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Dumas and Tchaikovsky are legends in their crafts, and the story itself was an instant hit in theaters in Moscow and around Europe.
The production moved to different theaters as it grew in stature, and several adaptations have been formulated over time. The most common adaptation is known as The Nutcracker Suite, which...