My lovely friend Kat of the Hartford Advocate (check out the write-up she did, which includes my photo, on the Aviation cocktail at Millwright’s!) never fails to hook me up with the most wonderful opportunities. She lived up to that reputation when she offered to give me her tickets to a performance (three took place this past weekend) of CONNetic Dance Company’s The Nutcracker Suite & Spicy at the Aetna Theatre at The Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, CT.
Last December I went to see a traditional take on The Nutcracker at UConn’s Jorgensen Center, and while I enjoyed it, I can honestly say that I found my attention drifting at times. NOT SO during this version! I was entertained the entire time by the eclectic mix of classic and contemporary dance and music.