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The Nutcracker

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The Nutcracker


Production Conceived, Directed and Choreographed by Mikhail Baryshnikov
Choreography for "Waltz of the Snowflakes" by Vasily Vainonen
Music by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky
Scenery by Boris Aronson
Costumes by Frank Thompson
Lighting by Jennifer Tipton

World Premiere

December 21, 1976
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.

Cast:
Marianna Tcherkassky (Clara)
Mikhail Baryshnikov (Nutcracker-Prince)
Alexander Minz (Drosselmeyer)
Warren Conover (Fritz)
Gayle Young (Mr. Stahlbaum)
Sallie Wilson (Mrs. Stahlbaum)
Marcos Paredes (King of Mice)