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The Hip Hop Nutcracker at Broadway in Chicago

The Hip Hop Nutcracker 

Playing at: 

Cadillac Palace Theatre


Dec 12

Dec 17, 2023


2 hours and 20 minutes including an intermission

Age Recommendations: 

All Ages

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About the Show

A digital lottery for a minimum of ten (10) $25 seats will be held for every performance of THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER. Seat locations and the number of tickets awarded by the lottery are always subject to availability. A $5.00 handling fee will be added to the price of each ticket at the time of checkout. Click here for details and to enter.

A holiday mash-up for the whole family, THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER returns for another spectacular tour. Directed and choreographed by Tony and Olivier Award-nominated Jennifer Weber, this contemporary dance spectacle is a re-mixed and re-imagined version of the classic, smashing hip hop dance and Tchaikovsky’s timeless music together into a heart-stirring and inspirational holiday event. THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER is brought to life by a powerhouse cast of a dozen all-star dancers, a DJ, a violinist, and MC Kurtis Blow, one of hip hop’s founding fathers, who opens the show with a short set.  

Just like the original, in THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER, Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince go on a dream adventure battling a gang of mice, visiting the land of sweets and learning the lessons of the holiday season. Innovative digital graffiti and visuals transform the landscape of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s beloved story from traditional 19th Century Germany to the vibrant, diverse sights and sounds of contemporary New York City.

Grab your family and friends and let the dynamic performers of THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER take you on a journey that celebrates love, community and the magic of the holiday season.

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