Nutcracker http://kplu.org en Exposing 'The Nutcracker' in Seattle ... literally! http://kplu.org/post/exposing-nutcracker-seattle-literally <p>This is the time of year for many dance and theater groups to make money with big productions of &ldquo;The Nutcracker&rdquo; &hellip; and in Seattle you can see the show with a twist: a &ldquo;sexy, but not too sexy&rdquo; burlesque.</p><p> Mon, 05 Dec 2011 23:03:46 +0000 Evan Hoover 3363 at http://kplu.org Exposing 'The Nutcracker' in Seattle ... literally! The holiday magic makers http://kplu.org/post/holiday-magic-makers <p>There's about 180 roles in <a href="http://www.pnb.org/Season/10-11/Nutcracker/">Pacific Northwest Ballet's Nutcracker.</a> There’s also some engaging props like a Christmas tree that grows right before your eyes, and one enormous rat with a twitching tale.</p><blockquote><p>But the snow scene – the first time Clara dances with her Nutcracker-turned Prince is the sight to behold.</p></blockquote><p>The couple dance in the moonlight, surrounded by ballerina snowflakes dressed in pale blue skirts. A dusting of snow falls throughout the scene.</p><p> Mon, 20 Dec 2010 15:19:05 +0000 Florangela Davila 391 at http://kplu.org The holiday magic makers