Island Moving Company invites the public to attend an open rehearsal of The Newport Nutcracker at the Company’s studios at 3 Charles Street in Newport.

The rehearsal will begin at 11 am on Friday, November 10, 2017.  The rehearsal is free and informal and will feature Artistic Director Miki Ohlsen at work with the dancers and children’s cast on the Waltz of the Flowers and the Candy Cane divertissement.

The public can also get a Behind the Scenes look at the inner workings of the Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff through the Arts & Cultural Alliance, which sponsors Arts Behind the Scenes at the mansion on Sunday, November 19th from 2-3 pm.

To make a reservation, visit events/arts-behind-the-scenes.   To purchase tickets to the Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff, go to the Island Moving Company website at

For more information call401 847-4470.

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