A ballerina gets a second chance at her dream, premieres on Hallmark on Saturday, December 10th at 8pm ET / 5pm PT
By Gabrielle Pantera
HOLLYWOOD, CA (Hollywood Daily Star) 2016/12/09 –
Amy Acker is Lily Jamison a ballet dancer in theNew York Ballet who was set to danceThe Sugar Plum Fairy role in the Nutcracker when family tragedy strikes her family she needs to return home on opening night. Lily got to dance the role of her dreams.
Sascha Radetsky is Mark, Amy’s boyfriend and dance partner. Even after hearing the devastating news that night, Amy wanted to continue with her dream and dance in the show, but Mark was worries about her safety and he did not let Amy perform. This commenced an argument that lead to the couple’s break up.
Eight years later Sophia Lucia is Sadie her niece gets an opportunity to dance the role of Clara in The Nutcracker. Mark will be directing the ballet. When a series injuries and cast walk-outs threaten the production Lily must decide if she can face her fears and rekindle the love she left behind, or once more walk away from her dream.
A Nutcracker Christmas cast:
Amy Acker as Lily
Sascha Radetsky as Mark
Sophia Lucia as Sadie
Catherine Mary Stuart as Carol
Katherine Barrell as Beth
Kenneth Welsh as Dimitri
A Crown Media Production. Executive Producers are Michael G. Larkin and Howard Braunstein. Produced by Steve Solomos. Directed by Michael Lembeck. Written by Nicole Avril. Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries are owned by Crown Media Family Networks. They are distributed to 66 million U.S. homes.