In celebration of Atlanta Ballet's 18th straight year at the landmark Midtown theatre, here's some fun facts about the Fabulous Fox and the Nutcracker.
Monday, December 10, 2012
The Fox Theatre has been home to Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker since 1995. The magical holiday journey again returned to Midtown this past weekend and performances are scheduled through Dec. 26. Artistic Director John McFall has added illusionist Drew Thomas into the mix for the 53rd production of Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker and you can read more about the production here. Tickets start as low as $20 and are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased by phone at 855-ATL-TIXX, in person at the Fox Theatre Box Office and the Atlanta Ballet Box Office, or online at www.atlantaballet.com. In honor of this beloved Atlanta family holiday tradition for more than five decades, here’s some fun facts. About the Nutcracker himself: About the Fox Theatre: …
The fun-filled adventure opens Friday at the Fox Theatre, as Atlanta area school children again perform alongside the professional company in helping bring new illusions and thrills to George Balanchine’s timeless holiday classic.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
A beloved Atlanta family holiday tradition for more than five decades returns to Midtown this week. Atlanta Ballet will give new meaning to “the magic of the holidays” this season as Artistic Director John McFall has added illusionist Drew Thomas into the mix for the 53rd production of Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker. It opens Friday and runs through Dec. 26 at the Fox Theatre. The whimsical holiday tale that follows young Marya’s unbelievable adventure with her handsome Nutcracker Prince will now have even more thrills and surprises as Thomas deftly introduces new illusions and special effects. Since recreating Nutcracker in 1995, McFall has updated the production every year to keep it vibrant and fresh. The holiday tale takes 20 pounds of …