Urban Nutcracker - Classical Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Jazz, Flamenco, and More

Thursday, December 20, 2018 -
Sunday, December 30, 2018

Tchaikovsky and Duke Ellington. Hip-hop and ballet. Urban Nutcracker is a classic holiday treat with an inner city twist!

A true Boston story, local dance legend Tony Williams reimagined the classic holiday tale to become a Boston inner-city story with a neon-buzz, blending the rhythms of Duke Ellington with the classical music of Tchaikovsky. Annually, 150 performers - including professional ballet dancers - take the stage to showcase a broad diversity of dance forms celebrating multicultural Boston.

Join heroine Clarice as she explores iconic Boston scenes such as Make Way for Ducklings, Top of the Hub, Chinatown, and the Boston Public Garden. The delightful story continues by following the magical journey of Clarice and her Nutcracker guide through classical ballet, tap, hip hop, jazz, flamenco, and more.

"A Nutcracker with real soul" - Boston Metro

"You really don't get more original than Williams' version of The Nutcracker that features people who reflect the increasingly diverse neighborhoods of Boston and, frankly, many other metro areas in the United States." - The Boston Globe

All performances of the Urban Nutcracker will take place at Boch Center Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St, Boston, MA:

12/20 | 7pm, Opening Night
12/21 | 7pm
12/22 | 1pm and 5:30pm
12/23 | 1pm and 5:30pm
12/26 | 7pm
12/27 | 7pm
12/28 | 7pm
12/29 | 1pm and 5:30pm
12/30 | 1pm

All performances are approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes with one intermission.

Ticket Prices: $28-$118 (inclusive of $3 facility fee)

Tickets are available at the Boch Center Box Office,, or by calling (866) 348-9738. Groups of 10 or more may purchase discounted tickets by contacting Boch Center Group Sales at (617) 532-1116 or

Boch Center Shubert Theatre
265 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116

Sponsor(s): Tony Williams Dance Center, City Ballet Boston
Time(s): 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost: $28-$118 (inclusive of $3 facility fee).
Phone: 866-348-9738

Date Added: Wednesday, November 07, 2018
All information is subject to change.

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