This story looks at one of the reasons people go to see live theatre – especially at the holidays. A lot of theatres try to make a sizable portion of their annual budgets from holiday ticket sales. So they mount big eye-catching productions of old favorites. Like A Christmas Carol, The Nutcracker and A Christmas Story.
Louisville Ballet performances of the Brown Forman Nutcracker begin Saturday, December 4 and continue through December 19 at the Kentucky Center.Nutcracker in a Nutshell will be staged at 2:00 and 7:00pm Saturday, December 4 at the Louisville Palace.
The Louisville Ballet closed the first run of its new production of The Nutcracker yesterday, after more than a dozen performances. And it produced some surprising results. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Just after the economy took a nosedive last year, the Louisville Ballet had its lowest selling production of The Nutcracker. And it had to… Continue reading Ticket Sales Rise Sharply for Louisville Ballet's Nutcracker