Brenda Cranford School of Dance Presents The Columbia City Ballet in the Hartsville Christmas Tradition, The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker Ballet is based on the story The Nutcracker and the King of Mice written by E.T.A. Hoffman. Although what is seen on the stage today is different in detail from the original story, the basic plot remains the same; The story of a young German girl who dreams of a Nutcracker Prince and a fierce battle against a Mouse King with seven heads.
When Marius Petipa had the idea to choreograph the story into a ballet, it was actually based on a revision by Alexander Dumas, a well known French author. His version reflects more of what we have come to love as the Nutcracker Ballet.
Tickets will go on sale on November 15 and will be available for purchase online or in the box office from 8 A.M. to 8 P.M. seven days a week.