The Nutcracker
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December 162016
State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, , 08901 + Google Map
New York born ballerina Alexandra Ansanelli (Top) performs as The Sugar Plum Fairy in the Nutcracker during a preview at The Royal Opera House in London, 07 December 2007. Peter Wright's staging of The Nutcracker returns for the Christmas season. The story, based on Hoffmann's tale, tells how Drosselmeyer, a mysterious magician and maker of clocks and mechanical toys, tries to break a curse that turned his nephew into a nutcracker doll. The production opens Saturday 08 December. AFP PHOTO/ ADRIAN DENNIS (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)