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 Post subject: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker
PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2001 6:29 am 
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Preview by Jane Vranish of the <B><I>Pittsburgh Post Gazette</I></B>:<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>It may take a village to raise a child, but it takes an army to raise a "Nutcracker." At this Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre production, stagehands bustle, parents nurture, musicians toot and pluck, marketers design copy and ticket sellers, everyone hopes, sell, sell and sell some more.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><B><A HREF="http://www.postgazette.com/ae/20011209pbtnut1209fnp6.asp" TARGET=_blank>Read More...</A></B><P><p>[This message has been edited by BabsLights (edited December 12, 2001).]


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 Post subject: Re: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker
PostPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2001 1:47 am 
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<B>'The Nutcracker'</B> <BR>Preview BY ELISHA WITT, Daily News Staff Writer <P> <BR>As performers of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre snuggle in their beds, they will have visions of the Sugar Plum Fairy dancing in their heads.<P>These images are not because the ballerinas have had too much fruit cake during the holiday season, however. It is because they are gearing up for "The Nutcracker."<P>With soaring melodies by Peter Tchaikovsky and intricate dance moves by George Ballanchine, there is something for everyone.<P><A HREF="http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?BRD=1282&dept_id=182122&newsid=2751777&PAG=461&rfi=9" TARGET=_blank><B>click for more</B></A><BR>


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2001 6:01 am 
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Review by Bill Loeffler of the <I><B>Pittsburgh Tribune Review</I></B>:<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Sometimes, the world's woes are best combated by a little girl and her toy soldier.<P>"The Nutcracker" won't cure disease or vanquish evil. But its sweet sorcery can provide a candle's worth of solace in a post-Sept. 11 world, where we face the new year two Beatles down.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><A HREF="http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/search/s_7682.html" TARGET=_blank><B>Read more...</B></A><P><p>[This message has been edited by BabsLights (edited December 12, 2001).]


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 Post subject: Re: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker
PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 2004 12:55 am 
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'Nutcracker' entices with lively panorama

By JANE VRANISH
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
December 06, 2004

Orr's Pittsburgh "Nutcracker" is definitely an integrated family affair and revisiting this production as it opened for the third time on Saturday at the Benedum Center only confirmed that.
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 Post subject: Re: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker
PostPosted: Thu Dec 23, 2004 11:10 am 
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Jane Vranish reviews a second cast of the 2004 production in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/04358/431101.stm

<small>[ 23 December 2004, 12:11 PM: Message edited by: Francis Timlin ]</small>


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 Post subject: Re: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker
PostPosted: Tue Dec 28, 2004 11:13 am 
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A most intriguing article from the perspective of the Nutcracker Gift Shop by William Loeffler in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:

http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/style/family/s_286537.html


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In the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jane Vranish discusses the attempt to root the Nutcracker in the Pittsburgh locale, along with similar attempts in productions currently in San Francisco and Washington, D.C.:

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William Loeffler previews the performance in the Pittsburgh Tribune:

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