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Christmas in the Carolinas


The artistic director and resident choreographer of Palmetto City Ballet knows well that the crowd-pleasing appeal of the 1892 two-act ballet with a score by Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky would be a seasonal shoo-in. Its promise of an irresistible confection called the Sugar Plum Fairy and a marauding menace Rat King is time-tested Christmas catnip. Read moreCharleston area ballet companies take their own crack at holiday classic 'The Nutcracker'

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