“People will hear a lot more than they see,” he says. “We’re just a little forty-seat studio, and we could not compete with a grandiose production. This play is not as much about the look; more than anything, they’re going to hear it. We could have made it into a six-hour epic, but nobody wants that in a Christmas play. We had to condense it to get the highlights and tell a great story and not be obnoxious.”
Not likely. See Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker at Saturday and Sunday matinees through December 23 at Spark, 985 Santa Fe Drive; admission to the show, which is recommended for children age seven and up, is $12. For additional details and tickets, visit www.sparktheater.org or call 303-346-7396.
Saturdays, Sundays, 2 p.m. Starts: Dec. 1. Continues through Dec. 23, 2012