At 17, ‘Nut Remix’ still tells Tchaikovsky the news

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: November 11, 2019 4:05 AM CT

New Ballet' "Nut Remix" resets the story of the "Nutcracker" ballet on Beale Street, and mixes in a little Booker T. & the MG's and Duke Ellington with the familiar Tchaikovsky music. This year's performances are Nov. 15-17 at the Cannon Center.

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Jill Johnson Piper

Jill Johnson Piper

Jill Johnson Piper is a second generation newspaper writer with roots in Memphis and Arkansas. She earned a B.A. in English from Rhodes College. Her work appears in Rhodes Today and Memphis magazine, as well as The Daily Memphian.


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