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Sure as sugarplums, myths and misconceptions pop up every holiday season.
At this blessed time of year, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra typically turns to more populist symphonic fare to help ensure a healthy box office amid the rival seasonal flurries of caroling choristers and dancing sugarplums.
But forget sugarplums and fairies—kids these days long for much more sophisticated treats.
After the kids leave, the empty shop plays host to an army of Fellini-esque creatures who display some sharp parade-square moves: marzipan archers, sugarplums with spears, delicious-looking gingerbread men.
Soon after the sweets first come to life, there’s a fabulously intricate dance for four male Sugarplums, four male Marzipans and four Gingerbread Men in which the three groups move in different and overlapping rhythms, styles and patterns.
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