Atlanta Ballet to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of John McFall’s “Nutcracker”

When John McFall joined Atlanta Ballet as only its third artistic director in 1994, one of his first orders of business was to create a new “Nutcracker” production for the city of Atlanta. This December, Atlanta Ballet will celebrate the … Continue reading Atlanta Ballet to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of John McFall’s “Nutcracker”

Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker

Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker returns to the Fox Theatre Dec. 11 – 28 with the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra and the Georgia Youth Choir live for all 20 performances. This unique production of the beloved Nutcracker tale takes 20 pounds of snow, eight tons of scenery, lighting and props, and a 38-foot-tall Christmas tree to make the magic of Marya’s unbelievable story come to life. Now in its 55th production, Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker continues to be a treasured holiday tradition shared by multiple generations. Each year, Atlanta Ballet invites more than 200 Atlanta area school children to perform alongside 23 professional company … Continue reading Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker