Recorded Live at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, The Hip Hop Nutcracker is a holiday mash-up for the entire family. Directed and choreographed by Jennifer Weber, The Hip Hop Nutcrackeris a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovskys timeless music. A unique and joyful event, this evening-length production is performed by a supercharged cast of a dozen all-star dancers, a DJ, a violinist, and MC Kurtis Blow, one of hip hops founding fathers, who opens the show with a short set.Just likethe original, inThe Hip Hop Nutcracker, Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince go on a dream adventure battling a gang of mice, visiting the land of sweets and learning the lessons of the holiday season. Innovative digital graffiti and visuals transform the landscape of E.T.A. Hoffmanns beloved story from traditional 19thCentury Germany to the vibrant, diverse sights and sounds of contemporary New York City.Through this re-mixed and re-imagined version of the classic, the dynamic performers of The Hip Hop Nutcracker take us on a journey that celebrates love, community and the magic of the holiday season.
News About The Hip Hop Nutcracker at The Shubert Theatre
New Haven's Shubert Theatre Announces Holiday 2020 Virtual Season
December 08, 2020
For those looking to safely celebrate the holiday this year – perhaps from afar with friends and loved ones – The Shubert Theatre has a full line-up of seven virtual shows now through January 3, 2021:
Palace Theater and Shubert Theatre To Stream HIP HOP NUTCRACKER
November 25, 2020
The Shubert Theatre in New Haven and the Palace Theater in Waterbury have again partnered to offer their respective audiences the opportunity to enjoy a holiday tradition with a modern twist.
Anthony Williams' URBAN NUTCRACKER Will Perform At The Boch Center Shubert Theatre
October 29, 2019
Anthony Williams' Urban Nutcracker, the modern Boston-centric holiday classic, celebrates its 19th season this December. The performances at the historic Boch Center Shubert Theatre allow theatregoers an opportunity to experience what The Boston Globe has deemed 'a holiday arts tradition reflecting the rich multicultural diversity of Boston.'