Jenn and Kendyl return with a discussion of The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) and the book and ballet it’s based on.
- Written by Ashleigh Powell
- Directed by Lasse Hallström and Joe Johnston
- Starring Mackenzie Foy, Jayden Fowora-Knight, Keira Knightley, Helen Mirren, and Misty Copeland
- Based on The Nutcracker and Mouse King by ETA Hoffman in 1816
- Adapted by Alexandre Dumas into The Story of a Nutcracker in 1844
- The Dumas version adapted into a ballet choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov with a score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky which premiered in 1892
Question of the Week: What are your theories about the backstory of how the realms came to be?
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