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December 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Experience a whole new side of the iconic holiday tale with this fresh take, now in its 17th year. Founded by Tony Williams, the first African American principle dancer at the Boston Ballet, the Urban Nutcracker mixes the original Tchaikovsky’s score with Duke Ellington’s smooth jazz as dancers move through ballet, urban tap, hip hop, swing, and even flamenco. The Urban Nutcracker stays true to its belief in community inclusiveness by offering discounted tickets and autism-friendly performances. Experience the Urban Nutcracker this winter at the Back Bay Events Center. For more information, visit the Urban Nutcracker’s website. Photo courtesy of of Urban Nutcracker by Peter Paradise Photography.