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The Hip Hop Nutcracker Emerson Colonial Theater
Emerson/Paramount Center
559 Washington Street
Boston, MA
December 15-16, 2018
Recurring daily
Price: Tickets start at $25.00
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What do you get when you combine the elegant holiday score of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker and a DJ with pin-sharp contemporary hip hop dance? This hit show mashes up two very American icons into a stunning production that has met with rave reviews since its 2014 Washington debut. Moving the story action to New Year's Eve, the mouse army is replaced with a mouse-ear wearing gang, a humble nut seller who saves the day, and the Land of the Sweets a nightclub trapped in 1985. Pirouhettes are replaced with floor windmills, making this a truly contemporary holiday treat.

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The Hip Hop Nutcracker