After a 2 year hiatus due to the pandemic, Philly Nutt Crak-Up returns!!

By popular demand, ContempraDANCE Theatre’s “Philly Nutt Crak-Up” will be in Manayunk for another season of sheer entertainment. Join the infamous Rappin SugarPlum Fairy, battling Hip Hoppin Railway Rats, City Hall Dolls, Captain Philadelphia and Liberty Belle-Anne, as they are sure to amaze audiences with this “nutty” take-off of the classic Nutcracker. Philly Nutt Crak Up is based on an original rap song written by the SugarPlum Fairy herself. With her, you will travel to the Kingdom of Prussia and witness feats of theatrical entertainment including superheroes, dancing and performances by the Penn’s Angels and our 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 to create a memorable event for our audience. 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! Fun for all ages, even your DAD. You don’t want to miss this!


WHEN: December 17 & 18

Venice Island Performing Arts Center
7 Lock Street
Philadelphia, PA. 19127

*Saturday December 17th @2:00pm
*Saturday December 17th @ 7:00pm
*Sunday December 18th @ 2:00 pm

$40 Premium seating.
$35 Main Seating
(Reserved seating only)
(group rates available for 15 or more. Please call 610.225.3007 to reserve group rate tickets)

*Following the Saturday matinee and evening show you can meet the Rappin SugarPlum Fairy and her “nutty” Philly Nutt cast and get your photo taken with them. Also a Q & A and autograph signing

*Sunday,  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!

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For more information call 610.225.3007 info@contempradance.com

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