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Huffington Post Live interviewed Kurtis Blow, Mike Fitelson, Virgil Gadson, and Jennifer Weber on November 21: http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/segment/the-hip-hop-nutcracker-in-the-washington-heights-/543d8f7978c90ad27c0000b9

The New York Times made "The Hip Hop Nutcracker" an editor's pick in its listings (http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/12/arts/dance/dance-listings-for-dec-12-18.html) and reviewed the NYC debut, calling it "magical" with "touches of poetry" and "a gift to Upper Manhattan" (http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/11/arts/dance/the-hip-hop-nutcracker-at-united-palace.html). We were also included in the Weekend Miser: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/12/nyregion/-postmodern-velzquez-and-a-hip-hop-nutcracker.html?_r=0

Time Out New York kicked off its weekly listings section by interviewing choreographer Jennifer Weber and gave a shout out to the "classic rebooted" on the cover of the magazine: http://www.timeout.com/newyork/blog/in-this-weeks-issue-of-time-out-new-york-we-catch-up-with-chris-rock

Elle Magazine ran a photo essay about Ann-Sylvia Clark who portrayed our Maria-Clara as part of their focus on three different Nutcracker productions (http://www.elle.com/pop-culture/best/behind-the-scenes-of-the-nutcracker-clara#slide-2) and posted a behind-the-scenes video (http://www.elle.com/news/culture/hip-hop-nutcracker-behind-the-scenes?click=main_sr).

 

The New York Post included the show in its round up of "sexy" Nutcrackers: http://nypost.com/2014/12/04/you-wont-believe-these-sexy-twists-on-the-nutcracker/

Broadway World's review described the show as a "a crowd-pleasing and uplifting saga" (http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwdance/article/BWW-Reviews-United-Palace-of-Cultural-Arts-Presents-THE-HIP-HOP-NUTCRACKER-20141219#).

Good Day Street Talk on Fox 5 featured the show during a segment on December 6: www.myfoxny.com/clip/10927818/the-hip-hop-nutcracker.

In its weekly list of what "To Do" in the city, New York Magazine said the number 3 and 4 things were to "see 'The Hip Hop Nutcracker' and then 'The Nutcracker'": http://nymag.com/arts/all/to-do-2014-12-3/

The New Yorker included a listing: http://www.newyorker.com/goings-on-about-town/dance/hip-hop-nutcracker.

The New York CBS affiliate listed the show among its "6 great Nutcracker performances": http://newyork.cbslocal.com/top-lists/6-great-nutcracker-performances-in-nyc/

In its review the Uptown Collective blog said the show has "guts, soul and propulsive force.": http://uptowncollective.com/2014/12/13/the-hip-hop-nutcracker-of-washington-heights-the-review/

The Manhattan Times and a story about the "Beatbox Ballet" on the cover: http://www.manhattantimesnews.com/the-beatbox-balletel-ballet-beatbox/

El Diario published stories about both the debut and encore shows at the United Palace: http://www.eldiariony.com/lecturas-astoria-tango-pelo-malo-vivarte-nyc  and http://www.eldiariony.com/lena-burke-hip-hop-nutcracker-agonia-del-patriota-el-greco-nyc.

BronxNet TV featured "The Hip Hop Nutcracker" Monday, November 17 during an interview with Dr. Bob Lee: http://www.bronxnet.org/index.php?option=com_hwdvideoshare&Itemid=30&task=viewvideo&video_id=4834.

The Elite Daily blog posted a great behind-the-scenes video about the show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2TCf5jGCVw&feature=youtu.be

DNAinfo wrote about our classical music series "with hip hop flair": http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140916/washington-heights/united-palace-theater-host-classical-music-series-with-hip-hop-flair

The Manhattan Times wrote that the show is "destined to be one of UPCA’s biggest events of the season": http://www.manhattantimesnews.com/falling-into-place-at-the-palace-acomodando-todo-en-su-lugar-en-el-palace/

Huffington Post Live added a video of dancer Virgil Madsen dancing to its Twitter feed: https://twitter.com/HuffPostLive/status/540625401454661632

Theatermania: http://www.theatermania.com/new-york-city-theater/news/hip-hop-nutcracker-united-palace_70619.html

Mommy Poppins included the show in its roundup of Nutcrackers in NYC: http://mommypoppins.com/ny-kids/best-nyc-nutcracker-performances-for-kids-and-families