Originally it was a two-act ballet choreographed by Lev Ivanov and Marius Petipa. But it did not see any success until the 1960s when extended the story into a 20-minute Musical incorporating both Opera and Ballet elements, thus making it one of the great Pyotr IIyich Tchaikovski compositions and adapting the Libretto from E.T.A Hoffman’s story “The Nutcracker and The Mouse King.”
The Nutcracker narrates how a young German girl was gifted with a toy Nutcracker by a very skilled Toy-maker one Christmas eve. Her brother was getting jealous breaks it, but the girl goes off to sleep with her favorite toy. At midnight the toymaker returns and repairs the Nutcracker. All the while, an army of mice attacks the room. The toymaker brings the toys to life and a battle breaks between the toys and the mice. In the battle, the Nutcracker loses its life and the girl, deeply hurt, kills the Mouse King, and the battle comes to an end. Then the toymaker returns and turns the Nutcracker into a prince. The Girl and the Prince take a tour in Paradise, and the girl wakes up in her room to wonder if it was all a dream. It is a must-see with enchanting entertainment guaranteed. The Nutcracker is a family favorite, and even though it may lack words, the musical score and stage presence make it easy to understand.
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