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Galas & Events

The Hard Nut Benefit

Wed, Dec 16, 2015
  • 9:30PM
Ticket packages available starting at $500. For more information and to RSVP, please contact Mark Morris Dance Group at or call 718.624.8400.
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Wednesday December 16, 2015
Performances no longer available.
Part of

BAM and Mark Morris Dance Group present

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

Join us for a festive benefit event celebrating BAM, MMDG, and Mark Morris’ beloved retro-modern reimagining of The Nutcracker.

The evening begins with a 7:30pm performance of The Hard Nut at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, followed by a 9:30pm post-show party with Mark Morris and the cast in the Lepercq Space.

All proceeds benefit BAM and Mark Morris Dance Group, with a portion underwriting performance tickets for youth in our community engagement programs.