The Nutcracker by Master Ballet Academy

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The Nutcracker presented by Master Ballet Academy is happening at Herberger Theatre Nov 27, 09 - Nov 29, 2009.  The Nutcracker Ballet is based on a book called "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" written by German author E.T.A. Hoffman. It was published in 1816 as a rather morbid, depressing story. It was revised by French author Alexander Dumas Pere (1802-1870) in 1844 to appeal to children. Learn more about the Nutcracker Ballet