The Nutcracker Comes to America

Chris BartonEvery December, The Nutcracker comes to life in theaters all across the United States. But how did this 19th-century Russian ballet become such a big part of the holidays in 21st-century America? Meet William, Harold, and Lew Christensen, three small-town Utah boys who caught the ballet bug in the early 1900s. Join best-selling author, Chris Barton for a discussion and learn the fascinating, rich history of Willam Christensen, Ballet West’s founder, and his brothers who brought The Nutcracker to America! 

Kimball Arts Center, 1401 Kearns Blvd, Park City, UT

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Reading and Discussion at 4:45 p.m. and 5:15 p.m.