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Ages 4 +
The Hard Nut
Dec 14—Dec 23, 2018
 
Dance | Music

BAM and Mark Morris Dance Group present
The Hard Nut
Based on the book by E.T.A. Hoffmann, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King
Mark Morris Dance Group
Featuring the MMDG Music Ensemble
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker, Op. 71
Conducted by Colin Fowler
Choreography by Mark Morris

 

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 straitlaced 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

 

Set design by Adrianne Lobel
Costume design by Martin Pakledinaz
Lighting design by James F. Ingalls
Production based on the work of Charles Burns

 
 
RUN TIME
Approx 2hrs with intermission
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