Ovation’s “Battle of The Nutcrackers” begins tonight! Tune in each night this week to see five different versions of The Nutcracker. Nigel Lythgoe and Debbie Allen will host—introducing each production and providing insight and commentary.
At the end of the week, vote for your favorite interpretation on Ovation.com. The Viewer’s Choice winner will be revealed on Christmas Eve, December 24th.
Here’s the 411:
Monday, December 12th: Mariinsky Theatre’s (Kirov Ballet) The Nutcracker (US Television Premiere!)
Tuesday, December 13th: The Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker
Wednesday, December 14th: Berlin State Opera Ballet’s The Nutcracker
Thursday, December 15th: Bolshoi Ballet’s The Nutcracker
Friday, December 16th: Matthew Bourne’s The Nutcracker