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The Nutcracker – A Tale from the Bayou exposes new generations to ballet

Baton Rouge sports talk radio host and former LSU offensive lineman T-Bob Hebert had a secret childhood fantasy, and it didn’t have anything to do with football. The son of New Orleans sports commentator and then-Atlanta Falcons quarterback Bobby Hebert, he recalls joining classmates on a third grade field trip to see The Nutcracker at Atlanta’s historic Fox Theatre. Hebert found himself particularly enraptured by the iconic ballet’s first act…