Steel Notes Magazine December 2016 - Page 89 Steel Notes Magazine be able to perform in “The Nutcracker Ballet”, or “Swan I chose the 7 pm show, which ran over two and a half Lake”, has to be the top two choices of desire. hours, which included a sleigh ride through the magical snow forest with falling snow that descended upon the I had never been to a professional ballet show, so I stage and the audience. was very excited that I was going to see the Christmas show- The Nutcracker”, at the State Theatre, in Easton, Other highlights were the dance of the Three headed Pa on December 10th. I have seen shows like this on Rat King, and Act II, which was dedicated to world television, but not in person, and I was amazed at how peace, that boasted a cannon that shot roses, and The this show came to life on stage with beautiful costumes, beautiful two dancer Dove of Peace, with a 20 foot lifelike backdrops, and vivid colors. wingspan. This delightful show is a must see for anyone of all ages This show was The Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian at Christmas time to get in to the holiday spirit, that I Nutcracker, with almost 40 dancers performing, which look forward to seeing again next year! is the only internationally touring ballet with award winning dancers. There were two shows available, but Steel Notes Magazine 89