The Nutcracker Nashville Style by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

I love a town with pride and feel that Nashville Ballet told the classic holiday tale, but also took the opportunity to pay homage to their fair town. This version of the story takes place in 1897 at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. Clara and her Uncle Drosselmeyer stroll through the international vendors and buy a little Nutcracker doll from a German toy maker. Continue reading The Nutcracker Nashville Style by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

How The Grinch Stole Christmas, the Musical by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

How does one know the holidays are coming? We begin with the act of reading the classic book by Dr. Seuss to the little ones before bedtime. Then, we all sit around the TV to enjoy the half hour special narrated by Boris Karloff. The Ron Howard movie with Jim Carrey portraying the main character is also an option. On top of all that… Atlanta gets to enjoy a live interpretation of the story at the fabulous Fox Theater this year. If you haven’t figured it out, I’m talking about that squirmy green guy, with a tiny heart, who tries to ruin Christmas for everyone, The Grinch. Continue reading How The Grinch Stole Christmas, the Musical by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

Cirque Du Soliel presents DRALION by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

This trifecta of funny guys dragged a poor unsuspecting man from the crowd. You could tell he was shy and didn’t want to be there. I found this irritating, because I would have given my writing hand to be up there. They made him read lines with a red nose on, stole his wallet, kidnapped him backstage and took his shirt off. Continue reading Cirque Du Soliel presents DRALION by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully