The Hip Hop Nutcracker

Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 7:30pm

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 7:30pm

The Music Center

$28 - $58

The Hip Hop Nutcracker
with Special Guest MC Kurtis Blow

This holiday mash-up for the whole family is back by popular demand! The Hip Hop Nutcracker reimagines Tchaikovsky’s classic score through explosive hip-hop choreography. A dozen all-star dancers, an on-stage DJ, and an electric violinist bring the traditional Nutcracker story to life in contemporary New York City.

  • Special guest emcee Kurtis Blow charted the first rap gold record with “The Breaks” in 1980. Blow opens the show with a rapping introduction.
  • The New York Times calls The Hip Hop Nutcracker, “A generous dose of contemporary spirit sure to heat up even the most restless and wintry of souls.”
  • DJ, MC, all-star dancers, and astounding digital scenery bring the traditional Nutcracker story to life in a contemporary urban setting.

This performance will run approximately 110 minutes with intermission.

Hip Hop Nutcracker

Go green! Download a digital version of the performance program.


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