PROGRAM: What We Love This Week (December 15 – December 21)

hard nut 0 PROGRAM: What We Love This Week (December 15   December 21)Seasonal

 

Mark Morris‘ quirky reinvention of the tired and true seasonal ballet, The Hard Nut, may be just what you need this holiday season. The androgenous, offbeat play is set in the 1960’s, and features an Elvis inspired Rat King, tutu-ed male dancers and a hand-jive–all to the original Tchaikovsky score (through Sunday, BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, $25-$75).

Kids will love the Little Orchestra Society (Saturday, Lincoln Center).

Sample an authentic Scandinavian Christmas dinner–or julbord–at Aquavit (11:30 a.m. Sunday, $65).

Ronnie Spector’s Christmas Party features former Ronettes singer (7 p.m., Friday, B.B. King Blues Club & Grill).

 

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