The Hip Hop Nutcracker | Benedum Center | Dance, Hip Hop/R&B | Pittsburgh City Paper

Dance, Hip Hop/R&B

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

When: Tue., Dec. 11, 7:30-9:30 p.m. and Wed., Dec. 12, 7:30-9:30 p.m. 2018

A holiday mash-up for the entire family, The Hip Hop Nutcracker, a contemporary re-imagination of Tchaikovsky’s timeless music, sets out on a fourth national tour following the success of three previous sold-out tours.The Hip Hop Nutcracker is an evening-length production performed by a supercharged cast of a dozen all-star dancers, DJ and violinist. Through the spells cast by the mysterious Drosselmeyer, Maria-Clara and her Nutcracker prince travel back in time to the moment when her parents first meet in a nightclub. Digital scenery transforms E.T.A. Hoffmann’s story of sugarplums into 1980s Brooklyn. The Hip Hop Nutcracker celebrates love and community.

Price: $30-$75

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