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Philly Nutt Crak-Up

December 1, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

KICK OFF THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH “PHILLY NUTT CRAK-UP”By popular demand ContempraDANCE Theatre’s “Philly Nutt Crak-Up” returns to the Avenue of the Arts for its 15th year performing in Philadelphia. Join the infamous Rappin’ SugarPlum Fairy battling Hip Hoppin’ Railway Rats City Hall Dolls Captain Philadelphia and Liberty Belle-Anne as they amaze audiences in this “nutty” take-off of the classic Nutcracker holiday tradition. The Philly Nutt Crak-Up is based on an original rap song written by the SugarPlum Fairy herself guiding audiences to famous Philadelphia landmarks such as the Kingdom of Prussia and South Street while Liberty Belle-Anne searches for her “Nutty” true love. Audiences will be captivated by feats of theatrical entertainment including dance performances by superheroes Penn’s Angels and Philly’s very own Rocky with the South Street Rocky-Ettes.  “Philly Nutt Crak-Up” is filled with references to local Philadelphia places personalities foods and skylines combining comedy hip-hop jazz modern and ballet dance creating a memorable event for audiences of all ages. Philly Nutt Crak-Up features the choreography of critically acclaimed Artistic Director Gail Vartanian as well as renowned hip hop artists from throughout the area. “Philly Nutt Crak-Up” has been featured in Philadelphia Magazine Dance Magazine the City Paper a feature segment on Channel 6 ABC’s Prime Time Weekly show NBC’s 10 show and Channel 17’s Eye Opener segment. New acts new faces! Be a part of this Philadelphia holiday tradition!*Following the matinees ContempraDANCE Theatre Company host the “Youth Regional Dance Festival”. (included with your ticket purchase). Pre-professional youth companies will perform on stage immediately following the Philly Nutt Crak-Up performance!*Opening night fun!!… Meet the Nutty cast after the Friday evening show and mingle with the dancers!*Pre-show!!… join us Friday and Saturday evening at 6:30 for wine beer and cheese!*Saturday and Sunday…..Q & A with the dancers post performance.

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December 1, 2018
8:00 pm
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Suzanne Roberts Theatre
480 S Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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