The Nutcracker Quizzes & Trivia

The Nutcracker is a Russian ballet choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov with a score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The Nutcracker is about a magical Christmas Eve night when a toy nutcracker comes to life, turns into a prince, and he and his lover Clara rule over the Land of Sweets.

While not popular when originally released in 1895, The Nutcracker has become one of the most memorable ballets of all time and Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite is one of the most recognizable pieces of music in history. If you have fond memories of being in the theatre and watching The Nutcracker, this quiz is just for you!
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As we embark on our first Nutcracker, let's see how much you know about it! Good luck!

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 92   |  Last updated: Jun 13, 2017
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    Who composed the music for The Nutcracker?

Lone Star Ballet will present five public showings of its beloved holiday ballet, “The Nutcracker,” beginning Friday. The ballet, now in its 38th year, will stage from Friday to Dec. 12 at the Amarillo Civic Center...

Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 504   |  Last updated: Jan 21, 2013
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    Who composed the score of “The Nutcracker”?