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Jazz Room Holiday Edition: Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Swing

December 8 @ 7:30 pm - December 10 @ 10:00 pm

Jazz Room Holiday Edition: Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Swing

December 8-10, 2022

Booth Playhouse
130 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte, 28202

Tickets: $38 plus

JazzArts Charlotte presents a special production of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s arrangement of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite for the holiday season. The biggest production of Jazz Room, in its nine-year history, this performance features an All-Star 16-piece Charlotte Regional Jazz Orchestra with a dynamic ensemble of modern jazz dancers and vocalists.

“JazzArts Charlotte has been envisioning this special performance for years, and is thrilled to finally bring it to fruition,” said Lonnie Davis, President of JazzArts Charlotte. “Building off of Ellington’s work, this staged performance creates a modern, jazzy spin to a timeless holiday classic that the whole family will enjoy!”

There will also be a pre-concert dessert reception and silent auction supporting the JazzArts Academy, performance-based programs, and local musicians. The reception begins at 6:30 p.m., and performance begins at 7:30 p.m. on each evening.


Thursday, December 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Decemeber 10 at 7:30 p.m.

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Booth Playhouse
130 North Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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