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NJPAC presents a Nutcracker Weekend Dec. 17-18


originally published: 12/08/2022

NJPAC presents a Nutcracker Weekend Dec. 17-18

(NEWARK, NJ) -- New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents a Nutcracker Weekend with The Hip Hop Nutcracker on Saturday December 17 at 2:00pm & 7:30pm and The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine's performance of The Nutcracker on Sunday, December 18, 2022 at 3:00pm. Both shows take place in Prudential Hall.

The Hip Hop Nutcracker featuring MC Kurtis Blow - Saturday, December 17, 2022 @ 2:00pm & 7:30pm. Tickets range from $25 - $75. Tchaikovsky’s 130-year-old ballet reimagined as a holiday dance spectacle, will present two spectacular performances celebrating the show’s 10th season. Adding to the excitement - inspired by the live stage show, the Original Special “The Hip Hop Nutcracker” from Disney Branded Television will stream this holiday season, only on Disney+. Innovative digital graffiti and visuals transform the landscape of the beloved story from traditional 19th century Germany to the vibrant, diverse sights and sounds of contemporary New York City. 

The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine presents The Nutcracker on Sunday, December 18, 2022 @ 3:00pm. Tickets range from $39 - $89. The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine’s holiday spectacle transports you to a dazzling winter wonderland in this exceptional matinee performance. Step into choreographer Andrei Litvinov’s magical world of toy soldiers and colorful characters. The beautiful costumes, spectacular sets, and enchanting choreography of Tchaikovsky’s beloved musical score will create an unforgettable memory for you and your loved ones this holiday season!

Tickets for both shows are available at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722) or by visiting the NJPAC Box Office.  ​​​​​​​

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located at One Center Street in downtown Newark, N.J., is America’s most diverse performing arts center, and the artistic, cultural, educational and civic center of New Jersey – where great performances and events enhance and transform lives every day. NJPAC brings diverse communities together, providing access to all and showcasing the state’s and the world’s best artists while acting as a leading catalyst in the revitalization of its home city. Through its extensive Arts Education programs, which have reached almost 2 million children, NJPAC is shaping the next generation of artists and arts enthusiasts. NJPAC has attracted more than 10 million visitors since opening its doors in 1997, and nurtures meaningful and lasting relationships with each of its constituents.



 
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