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The Bang Group's "Nut/Cracked" at The Flea

The Bang Group's "Nut/Cracked" at The Flea


The Bang Group


The Flea
New York, NY


Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 7:00pm daily through December 21, 2018
Saturday, December 22, 2018 - 3:00pm daily through December 21, 2018



The Bang Group

December 20-22  (Thursday & Friday at 7 PM and Saturday at 3 PM)
The Flea, 20 Thomas Street
Tickets: $35-$55
Reservations: 212.226.0051  or  www.theflea.org

                         "Not only immensely entertaining but also intensely musical and witty, melding tap, disco, ballet and 
                          contemporary dance...Combines fantasy and silliness to marvelous effect."
                                                                                                                             Roslyn Sulcas,  The New York Times 

Fasten your seat belts --- THE BANG GROUP'S notorious holiday Nut/Cracked returns for its 16th Anniversary Season.   David Parker's comic, subversive, neo-vaudeville version of "The Nutcracker" will return for three performances, December 20-22, at The Flea in downtown Manhattan.
Nut/Cracked is The Bang Group's beloved, witty response to "The Nutcracker."   The one-hour work takes its inspiration from all corners of the dance canon, from tap riffs to en pointe ballet, with side trips into the worlds of disco, bubble wrap, and Chinese take-out noodles.   In Nut/Cracked, choreographer Parker finds beauty in the ridiculous, waltzing us through many incarnations of Tchaikovsky's score, including versions by Duke Ellington and Glenn Miller, as well as the traditional orchestra suite.


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