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Wheelock Family Theatre
Wheelock College 200 The Riverway Boston, MA 02215
617-879-2300
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 35 members
Review from ueaman
94 events 27 reviews

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

reviewed Dec 04 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Gail Flackett
30 events 13 reviews

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

reviewed Dec 17 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Jessica
7 events 7 reviews

Excellent show for the whole family! My 4 year old Niece was in awe watching the dancers.

reviewed Dec 04 2011 report as inappropriate
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Description

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.

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