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This show closed on December 18, 2016

About The Hard Nut

Limited Engagement! Through December 18th only.

Mark Morris Dance Group’s beloved retro-modern reimagining of The Nutcracker comes back to BAM for the holidays. A cascade of wit and wintry beauty, this lavish, gender-bent love letter to the classic transplants E.T.A. Hoffmann’s original story from the straight-laced 1890s to the swinging 70s, with raucous parties, dancing G.I. Joes, whimsical costumes, and a Waltz of the Snowflakes like no other. Based on the comic book art of Charles Burns and featuring Tchaikovsky’s complete original score, performed live by the 53-piece MMDG Music Ensemble, Morris’ lyrical, modern retelling playfully preserves the warm spirit of an essential holiday tradition.

Run Time

2hr (incl. intermission)

Start Date

End Date

Age

4+

BAM Howard Gilman Opera House

30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217

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