One Apartment, Two Very Different 'Nutcrackers' by James Barron, November 2011By James Barron, The New York Times
Monday November 14, 2011
"It's the grueling time," Mr. Michael explained. "It's Nutcracker' season." He and Mr. Parker are choreographers working on two distinctly different versions of "The Nutcracker," the ballet that, for audiences, is a hardy holiday perennial, with Drosselmeyer, toys that come to life and even fighting mice.