Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Source ballet, Op. 71
Here Comes Christmas! pageant of The Nutcracker.
is a two-act ballet by The Nutcracker Tchaikovsky, known for its association with Christmas and an animated interpretation in .
A fake cover of seen in Variety features an article about a "Nutcracker Scandal" by Andrew Logchin, which reports on child labor law violations for allowing a 14-year-old ballerina named Miss Lily Lewis to perform as a starring member.
Michael Coleman played Drosselmeier in a televised performance of The Nutcracker
Misty Copeland played The Ballerina in The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
Morgan Freeman played Drosselmeyer in The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
Lourdes López has appeared in multiple productions, including the 1993 film version
Helen Mirren played Mother Ginger in The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
Kermit Love designed many puppets for the Joffrey Ballet's Nutcracker