Governor Gary Herbert opens Diamond Anniversary Nutcracker

On opening night, December 10th, Governor Gary Herbert and his wife, Jeanette took a backstage tour of The Nutcracker set before giving a pre-curtain speech where he told the audience, “Utah is often thought of as a state of business, but I’m hear to tell you we’re also the state of art!” Accompanying the Governor were Justin Harding, Chief of Staff and Gay Cookson, Director of Utah Arts and Museums. Scott Altman, Executive Director and Adam Sklute, Artistic Director escorted the Governor backstage.