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 […]
"People who've never been to any ballet, let alone The Nutcracker, have heard of her. Yet who is she? And why does she dance?"
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
Lasse Hallstrom is directing the live action adaptation from Walt Disney Pictures The post Nutcracker Movie Sets Keira Knightley as the Sugar Plum Fairy appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Keira Knightley is reportedly in talks to join the upcoming The Nutcracker film as the Sugar Plum Fairy, THR reports. The movie is an adaptation of the famed Peter Tchaikovsky ballet and the story by E.T.A. Hoffmann. The film already has Mackenzie Foy, ballerina Misty Copeland and Morgan Freeman attached to star. In the ballet, [...]
Stevie Calabrese was a contestant in SyFy’s “Face Off” who was eliminated in the 11th episode of the 9th season, making her a force to be reckoned with when it comes to special FX makeup. And even though she lost, that doesn’t mean she’s stopped making awesome creations. Take, for example, her recent cosplay outfit […]
Every year we look forward to Curtis Jensen's Christmas Gingerbread Houses. Usually Curtis recreates historic buildings but this year Curtis ventured into the realm of fantasy by making the Sugar Plum Fairy's Palace from the Nutcrac...
The Nutcracker's Sugar Plum Fairy wasn't in the original story so where does she come from? Does the Sugar Plum pas de deux contain a hidden homage to Tchaikovsky’s sister? What was the original name of Plum's prince? Why did the first Sugar Plum Fairy add an extra solo for herself? We have the answers!
With exquisite grace, the Sugar Plum Fairy twirled for what felt like an eternity during a performance of “The Nutcracker” at the Woodstock Opera House. I was a little boy at the time, and yet I can still recall with painful vividness...Show More Summary
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI The “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” will likely have a completely different look in “The Hip-Hop Nutcracker,” which sets choreography by the artistic director of a Brooklyn hip-hop crew to Tchaikovsky’s famed...
The day before Christmas began at the New York Stock Exchange with the New York City Ballet’s Sugar Plum Fairy, tiara and all, ringing the opening bell. By the time it ended, at one o’clock, the Dow Jones Industrial Average had set a record. Show More Summary