Grace, glamour, and glittering lights. When many of us imagine what being a professional dancer is like, the beauty of the art is the first thing that comes to mind. But so much more goes into honing the craft as well as preparing for a performance. Show More Summary
It looks like The Nutcracker is getting a Game of Thrones-style journey through the lands of gods and men, as Disney has released the first images from next year's holiday fantasy film, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. Winter is here, and so are the sweet treats. More »
Just in time for the holiday season — when your family will drag you to another local performance of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker —we get our first look at Disney’s upcoming The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. The first look at the House...Show More Summary
South Coast Repertory launches a new version of NPR commentator and solo artist Sandra Tsing Loh’s comedic ‘Sugar Plum Fairy’
The December calendar is overloaded with family-friendly diversions. Here are 13 picks, including classics from American Ballet Theatre and Pasadena’s venerable A Noise Within, plus Neil Patrick Harris in conversation with Lemony Snicket talking about their books “The Magic Misfits” and “The Bad...
Jerrod Blandino just gave us yet another Too Faced product to put on our holiday wish list: The Sugar Plum Fun Makeup Set ($49). The set, which includes a brand-new palette, Shadow Insurance, Better Than Sex Mascara, and La Creme Color...Show More Summary
Sara Michelle Murawski was personally recruited by incoming artistic director Ángel Corella, only to be told - four months into her first season and right before she went onstage as the Sugar Plum Fairy - that her contract would not be renewed because she was too tall for any of the company's men to partner. […]
Yeah, it's the city throws garbage at their own team as well as the opponents, has a courtroom and jail in the sports stadium, and that beat up a sidewalk Santa (okay, okay, that was a generation ago): Pennsylvania Ballet told a principal, right before she went onstage, that this would be her last season […]
Sara Michelle Murawski has been fired as a principal dancer at the Pennsylvania Ballet because she’s too tall. Sara has just finished a run of Nutcracker. Did they only just notice she’s 5’11”? Did they audition her sitting down? More here.
As the year ends, we don’t exactly find ourselves in the same place that we thought we’d be when we we woke up the morning of November 8, visions of a liberal Supreme Court, another Clinton White House, and sugar plum fairies dancing in our heads. Still, 2016 wasn’t entirely a bust. There were some noticeable victories despite the [...]
This short-spined border collie mix may be classified as a disabled dog, but no other pup can pirouette quite like she can. Read: Meet Mojo, the Elderly Short Spine Dog Who Is Stealing Hearts Across America Meet Pig, the short-spined...Show More Summary
I know sugar, and plums, and fairies when I see them. But visions of them? And combos – I mean, has anyone actually ever eaten a sugar plum? I don’t begrudge these cute, sweet-dreaming kids anything though. Have at it (but watch out for those fairies with the spikes on their wings). Show More Summary
Who doesn’t like to dress up fancy during the holiday season? It’s fun! If you can dress up like a sugar plum fairy, that is even better. Craftster member Crafty247 shows us how to make a very sweet Tutu Dress that doesn’t require a lot of sewing skills. This fancy frock would be so much […]
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Sugar, Chemicals and Trans-Fat, Oh My! The holiday season is about to start. Our children will soon be wafting in the sweet smell of homemade apple pie, filling their bags with tricks and treats, having visions of sugar plum fairiesShow More Summary
Ethereal enough as a mere mortal, Keira Knightley will play an actual sprite. According to Variety, Knightly will take on the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy in Disney’s upcoming The Nutcracker And The Four Realms. The adaptation of the...Show More Summary
Keira Knightley has joined Disney's live-action Nutcracker movie, Variety reports, joining a cast that also includes Interstellar's Mackenzie Foy, ballerina Misty Copeland, and Morgan Freeman. The Begin Again star will play the Sugar Plum Fairy, whose theme is one of the most recognizable melodies of Tchaikovsky's 1892 ballet. Show More Summary
The Nutcracker, one of the latest films in Disney’s stable of live-action versions of classic tales, has just cast Kiera Knightley as the Sugar Plum Fairy. Read more...
Disney's upcoming live-action adaptation of "The Nutcracker" is assembling an impressive cast, and the latest reported addition is quite sweet. According to Variety, Keira Knightley is poised to join the ensemble, where she will play the Sugar Plum Fairy. Show More Summary
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