History Comes to Life: Nutcracker & The Panama-Pacific International Exposition Centennial – SF Ballet Blog

SF Ballet’s Nutcracker brings history to life. The ballet is set in 1915, the year the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) was held in San Francisco. The PPIE, a World’s Fair, celebrated the completion of the Panama Canal, and with it, a new age of technology and global mobility. The Exposition was a remarkable feat. Considered a “city within…
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