MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) – It’s 2020 so we should accept that even Christmas classics may have a twist.
Kansas State University’s McCain Auditorium is offering, via livestream, the “The Hip Hop Nutcracker.” The contemporary dance spectacle will be available Friday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m.
Just like the original “Nutcracker,” in ”The Hip Hop Nutcracker,” Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince go on a dream adventure battling a gang of mice, visiting the land of sweets and learning the lessons of the holiday season.
Digital graffiti and visuals will transform the story from a traditional 19th-century tale to the vibrant, diverse story out of New York City.
While I’m saddened we can’t take ‘The Hip Hop Nutcracker’ on the road this year, I’m thrilled we’re able to find a way to bring this show to audiences around the country for the seventh consecutive season, this will be a holiday season unlike any other. I’m so glad we’ll have this comforting, inspiring and inclusive tradition to provide much-need and well-earned joy.Executive Producer Eva Price
Tickets are not available through McCain Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased online only at https://www.stellartickets.com/events/hhn-and-mccain-auditorium/hip-hop-nutcracker-manhattan-kansas.
HOW IT WORKS: Click the purchase ticket button to buy a General Admission or VIP ticket. Upon completion of purchase, you will receive an email with instructions on how to login to the performance. On the day of the show, follow those instructions and you will be allowed entry when the performance is ready to begin.