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Maurice Sendak's 'Nutcracker'

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Maurice Sendak's 'Nutcracker'

Maurice Sendak's 'Nutcracker'

Maurice Sendak's 'Nutcracker'

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Maurice Sendak, best known as the author and illustrator of Where the Wild Things Are, also created the sets for a 1983 production of the holiday ballet The Nutcracker. He joined Bob Edwards to talk about his collaboration with the Pacific Northwest Ballet. The original E.T.A. Hoffmann story, with Sendak's illustrations, has been reissued.

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