With over 200 performers, a one-ton Christmas tree that magically grows from 12 to 40 feet, hundreds of dazzling costumes, and a million watts of illuminated excitement, it's no wonder the New York Post praises George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™ as "the Christmas show of all Christmas shows."
Running time: 2 Hr.
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- Music by: Peter Ilyitch Tschaikovsky
- Choreography by: George Balanchine
- Principal Casting: SUGARPLUM: Sara Mearns; CAVALIER: Zachary Catazaro; DEWDROP: Sterling Hyltin; HERR DROSSELMEIER: Robert La Fosse+; MARZIPAN: Brittany Pollack; HOT CHOCOLATE: Gwyneth Muller (replaces Savannah Lowery), Adrian Danchig-Waring; COFFEE: Rebecca Krohn; TEA: Troy Schumacher; CANDY CANE: Allen Peiffer; MOTHER GINGER: Andrew Scordato; FLOWERS: Lauren King, Ashley Laracey; DOLLS: Indiana Woodward, Olivia MacKinnon; SOLDIER: Giovanni Villalobos; MOUSE KING: Cameron Dieck; DR & FRAU STAHLBAUM: Gretchen Smith, Sean Suozzi
Tschaikovsky's beloved melodies will transport you to a magical world where mischievous mice besiege a battalion of toy soldiers, and an onstage blizzard leads to an enchanted Land of Sweets. Whether it's a first-time experience or an annual treat, don't miss the hottest holiday ticket in town.