Behind the scenes of the winter classic “The Nutcracker”

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A holiday tradition is about to resume this weekend. Sugar Plum Fairies, the Rat King and soldiers will invade the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts with their newly designed version of The Nutcracker ballet. Watch the video above for a backstage tour and to hear from some of the performers.

Dec. 3 - 24

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