Making a New American Nutcracker

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Join narrator Neve Campbell for interviews with the creative team that brought to life an original Joffrey Ballet production, reimagining the tale of Marie as she falls asleep on Christmas Eve and dreams of the World’s Fair.

AIRED: December 01, 2017 | 0:00:30
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- [Narrator] It's a brand-new Nutcracker.

Visionary choreographer Christopher Wheeldon reset

the holiday classic at the Chicago World's fair of 1893.

- He wanted to do it with poor people

instead of rich people.

- He did create a completely new story,

a completely new ballet.

- [Narrator] I'm Neve Campbell.

Join me as we go behind the scenes

in Making A New American Nutcracker.

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