Here is what you will find in this week’s holiday-heavy edition of the Wave:
It’s “Nutcracker” vs. “Nutcracker.” The Minnesota Ballet’s traditional family-friendly take on the classic opens the same weekend as Renegade Theater Company’s super not ballet production. Here is a rundown of the differences between the shows.
Best Bets include two “Nutcrackers,” two singers performing holiday shows, a bluesfest favorite performing at Amazing Grace and Rubber Chicken Theater’s holiday revue.
Music reviewer Tony Bennett is totally not feeling a St. Cloud, Minn.-based musician’s debut album.
Also on the internet:
Robert Gardner of the Minnesota Ballet talks to Classical MPR about “The Nutcracker” and his most famous role.