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Wheelock Family Theatre
Wheelock College 200 The Riverway Boston, MA 02215
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"Urban Nutcracker 2011"
35 ratings
4.5 average rating
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7 events
1 review
4 stars
attended Dec 10 2011

Fantastic event. All of us truly enjoyed it.

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82 events
27 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 04 2011

I had been wanting to see The Urban Nutcracker for years ! And, this production was well worth the wait !

It was innovative when it 'needed' to be and traditional when it 'needed' to be. A perfect blend of the old and new.

And the 'urban'...continued

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28 events
12 reviews
10 stars
attended Dec 17 2011

A delightful experience..very professional; and intimate. Much better than about 9 years ago when I saw it. I am sorry that it is over for the season; and too late to recommend. The Wheelock Family Theatre is an excellent venue for families...continued

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View the trailer for a 2007 documentary about Urban Nutcracker.


Anthony Williams brings his Urban Nutcracker to Wheelock Family Theatre. This holiday classic jump starts the traditional Ballet with inner city edginess and features the professional BalletRox dance company and over 80 local children. The Urban Nutcracker follows the story line of Hoffman’s original 19th century fairy tale but is set in contemporary Boston and fuses seasonal tradition with contemporary innovation. Ballet, swing, hip-hop, and tap will interpret music from Tchaikovsky to Ellington.

About the Ticket Supplier: Wheelock Family Theatre

The Wheelock Family Theatre is an award-winning, professional Equity theatre located on the campus of Wheelock College since 1981.