Presented in partnership with The Dance Hall, Kittery. Locally grown, nationally known, Clara’s Dream: A Jazz Nutcracker thrilled audiences from New York to New Hampshire for almost 10 years. A high-voltage swinging and sophisticated adaptation of Tchaikovsky’s fairytale ballet, Clara’s Dream is a joyous jazz and tap celebration. Filmed at The Music Hall, Portsmouth, NH in 2004 by Robert Pierce.

Drika Overton’s MaD Theatricals transformed the treasured masterpiece into a percussive dance party for the whole family. Virtuosic tappers dance the enchanted story of the “Jazz Nut” with tap styles from Irish and African to Bebop, Latin and Lindy Hop. Add the swinging Paul Arslanian jazz sextet, and like magic, Clara’s Dream came to life as an effervescent classic with rhythm and pizazz.

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Running Time: NR • 1h 40m • US

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