(NEWARK, NJ) -- New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents a Nutcracker Weekend with The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine presenting The Nutcracker on Sunday, December 17 at 3:00pm and performances of The Hip Hop Nutcracker on Saturday December 23, 2023 at 2:00pm & 7:30pm.
Tickets for these shows are available at NJPAC.org, by calling 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722) or by visiting the NJPAC Box Office.
Sunday, December 17, 2023 @ 3:00pm - The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine presents The Nutcracker (Prudential Hall). Tickets range from $39 - $89. Bundle up and escape to a winter wonderland with The State Ballet of Ukraine’s holiday spectacle. Step into choreographer Andrei Litvinov’s whimsical 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!
Saturday, December 23, 2023 @ 2:00pm & 7:30pm - The Hip Hop Nutcracker featuring MC Kurtis Blow (Prudential Hall). Tickets range from $49 - $79. The 130-year-old Tchaikovsky classic once again undergoes a dazzling transformation, celebrating the show’s 10th season with two spectacular performances. 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.
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.