"Nutcracker" Nation: How an Old World Ballet Became a Christmas Tradition in the New World
The Nutcracker is the most popular ballet in the world, adopted and adapted by hundreds of communities across the United States and Canada every Christmas season. In this entertainingly informative book, Jennifer Fisher offers new insights into the Nutcracker phenomenon, examining it as a dance scholar and critic, a former participant, an observer of popular culture, and an interviewer of those who dance, present, and watch the beloved ballet.
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Review: Nutcracker Nation: How an Old World Ballet Became a Christmas Tradition in the New WorldUser Review - Brittney - Goodreads
I really enjoyed learning about the history of the Nutcracker, and I especially liked how Fisher told the story through personification of the ballet (as defector, immigrant, citizen, White House ... Read full review
Review: Nutcracker Nation: How an Old World Ballet Became a Christmas Tradition in the New WorldUser Review - Rachel Swords - Goodreads
If you're someone whose Christmas isn't complete without "The Nutcracker" in some fashion, whether it is listening to the music, attending a live production, or watching one of the many recorded ... Read full review