BalletROX will be hosting their 11th annual production of Urban Nutcracker December 3rd through 18th, 2011. The production will be held at the Wheelock Family Theatre in Boston. The Urban Nutcracker follows the story of E.T.A. Hoffman's 19th century fairy tale, set in contemporary Boston. The production mixes ballet, swing, hip hop, and urban tap with the traditional classical score of Tchaikovsky and the music of Duke Ellington; and celebrates the diversity of Boston's communities. The production features over 90 children from the area and a plethora of set designs and costumes by Rebecca Cross.
Performances will be held:
At 1:30 p.m. on December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, and 18
At 7:30 p.m. on December 3, 9, 10, 15, 16, and 17
At 5:30 p.m. on December 11
To buy tickets, click here. For more information, check out the Urban Nutcracker's website!