A Magic Touch In A Ballet Classicmore
By MATTHEW RAPHAEL
The Hartford Courant
MANCHESTER -- When he isn't flying around the world to meet with important clients, this Pratt & Whitney manager spends much of his time sawing people in half, turning handkerchiefs into wands and practicing the element of surprise.
Gross will bring his magic to the stage performing in "The Nutcracker," the Connecticut Concert Ballet's production this weekend at Manchester High School. Gross will play Drosselmeyer, the eccentric toy maker and godfather to the main character, Clara.