‘The Nutcracker’ Returns, With New Rules for Children

The surge of the Delta variant has prompted many dance companies to retool the holiday favorite. At New York City Ballet, there will be no performers under 12.

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‘Nutcracker’ in May? The Virus Postpones a Christmas Tradition

A Chicago ballet academy was forced to put off its “Nutcracker” when the theaters were closed. But the ballet was not always as tied to Christmas as it is now.

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‘The Nutcracker’: Sugarplum Dreams Under the Palm Trees in Miami

Miami City Ballet’s version of “The Nutcracker” already has color and heat. This year, the company is adding a new element: the outdoors.

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Review: This ‘Nutcracker’ Is a Fantasy You Can Enter

Troy Schumacher’s immersive “The Nutcracker at Wethersfield” provides a dreamlike experience.

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Studying ‘The Nutcracker,’ Students Listen, Touch, Move Like Snow

Music students who are blind and visually impaired are offered a five-week course. “For me this class is about being dance,” its teacher says.

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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Revives Broadway for a Day

Among the things to be thankful for: Turkey is on the menu, your Uncle Charlie is not coming and, after a long absence, Broadway casts will be back onstage.

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‘Just Let Those Kids Dance’: Finding a Way for the Show to Go On

For dance students, the annual recital is the biggest event of the year. Whether in parks or in parking lots, some studios are determined to make it happen in a pandemic year.

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The Fall of Autumn: Live Performance Producers Are Giving Up on 2020

Uncertainty about the coronavirus and the challenge of protecting audiences and artists is prompting many prominent presenters to wait till next year.

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