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Special Big Screen Event
Wed November 23, 2011
BIG SCREEN: The Nutcracker Live from Lincoln Center
The Nutcracker - Live From Lincoln Center
in High Definition on the Michigan Theatre Big Screen
Wednesday, December 14, 8 p.m.
124 N. Mechanic Street, Jackson , MI 49201
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In the midst of the holiday season, delight in New York City Ballet's presentation of "George Ballanchine's The Nutcracker." The Live From Lincoln Center premiere of this beloved holiday favorite will be presented in high definition on the big screen at Michigan Theatre in Jackson. The presentation is free and reservations are not required.
Set to Tchaikovsky’s glorious score, “George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker,” from the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, features New York City Ballet’s dancers and the New York City Ballet Orchestra, as well as 50 children from the School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet. In addition to Balanchine’s choreography, the seminal work also features scenery by Rouben Ter-Arutunian, costumes by Karinska and lighting by Mark Stanley, after the original design by Ronald Bates.
About WKAR Night at the Michigan Theatre
WKAR and The Michigan Theatre of Jackson join forces to bring you special high definition public television productions on the Michigan's large screen. The Michigan Theatre is a restored Butterfield theatre, one of few remaining in Michigan. Its elaborate architectural features, authentic lighting and adult snack bar make viewing productions on its large screen an event.
All WKAR Night at the Michigan screenings are free. Reservations are NOT required.