Boston's ‘Urban Nutcracker’ returns for its 20th season

Published on 8 Dec 2021, 17:26
After a one-year hiatus due to coronavirus, the acclaimed ‘Urban Nutcracker’ returns to the stage. The ballet showcases Boston’s diversity through its dancers and combines the traditional Tchaikovsky score with the music of Duke Ellington. Bill Whitney, the show’s music director, and Ruth Whitney, the ballerina performing in the role of Snow Queen, joined Jim Braude to give a preview.