Various Nutcrackers

The following clips are available on home video and are beautiful productions.

Pacific Northwest Ballet's production is gorgeous and boasts set and costume design by Maurice Sendak.

This production is more along the lines of Baryshnikov's interpretation in that it is very psychological in the Freudian sense.  Clara imagines herself dancing with a Prince who is like her father and envisions her mother as a gorgeous, caged peacock.

The NYCB Balanchine version was made into a film in the 90's.  It is a more innocent version without the darkness that is present in the original story.

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