MYSTERY REVEALED: TRANSYLVANIAN NUTCRACKER DISCOVERED IN MINNEAPOLIS, ACCOMPANIED BY RETINUE OF COSSACKS
Ethnic Dance Theatre presents the only all-traditional Nutcracker in town. See and hear authentic ethnic dance and music from Hungarian Transylvania, Franconian Germany, Siberian Russia, Central Ukraine, the Appalachians, China, Egypt, and Mexico. Klara is delighted with Drosselmeyer's gifts of dancing dolls: Ukrainian tin soldiers, an Appalachian clogging rag doll, Austrian music box, and a Hungarian nutcracker. Tchaikovsky’s music (played on folk instruments) is adeptly interwoven with additional music from China, Egypt, Mexico, Bulgaria and more.
When: December 16-18, 2005, Friday and Saturday 7:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m.
Where: Concordia University, E.M. Pearson Theatre, 312 N. Hamline Ave., St. Paul
$12-$25 Ticketworks (no fees!): 651-209-6689