Katrina Lallier

Take our handy 'Nutcracker' quiz to find the right production for you

It’s Nutcracker season! And in Boston, there's a production to suit every taste, whether you're a traditionalist, a modernist or you like your holiday fare served with a healthy helping of adults-only humor. Still not sure which describes you? Our quiz will guide you in the right direction this...

Friday, November 14, 2014, 1:48 AM

Boston Ballet's 'The Nutcracker' shines as bright as ever

Little girls are dressed to the nines for the opening night of Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” The theater is abuzz with cheer and anticipation as the lights lower and Tchaikovsky’s familiar score fills the room.Boston Ballet is riding high, celebrating its 50th anniversary season. And, this year...

Sunday, December 8, 2013, 9:36 PM

Boston Ballet's 'Chroma' proves the best of the season thus far

Boston Ballet Director Mikko Nissinen put together a perfect trio of ballets, making "Chroma" (which closed last night) the best program of the season. It’s modern, classic and mesmerizing — with works from two groundbreaking choreographers.SerenadeAll eyes on the ladies as they take to the stage...

Monday, May 13, 2013, 11:25 PM

Boston Ballet says let’s have a doll

As only the third company in the world to perform George Balanchine’s version of “Coppelia,” it’s a risk. But it’s a risk that that Boston Ballet nails with great success.In the comedic full-length ballet, two men fall in love with the title character, who is a doll, literally. Boyko Dossev plays...

Friday, April 16, 2010, 4:21 AM