dancers--Catherine Russell, Winston Dynamite Brown

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

Owen/Cox Dance Group
with The People's Liberation Big Band of Greater Kansas City

December 21 & 22, 2013
Polsky Theatre
Johnson County Community College
purchase tickets here

Revel in this raucous, modern jazz adaptation of the holiday classic. Returning to the original E.T.A Hoffmana story dating from 1816, this production features both original music and radical rearrangements of Tchaikovsky melodies. The collaboration reaches a grand scale as the nine dancers of Owen/Cox Dance Group are joined by the sixteen member People’s Liberation Big Band of Greater Kansas City, horn sculptor Mark Southerland, artists Peggy Noland and Peregrine Honig, and six students of Paseo Academy of the Fine and Performing Arts.

Get a jump on your Nutcracker and Mouse King festivities at our VIP Party on Sunday, December 15th. Click here for more information.

photo--Charles Stonewall
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