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 Hrs.
- Music by: Peter Ilyitch Tschaikovsky
- Choreography by: George Balanchine
- Principal Casting:
SUGARPLUM: Sterling Hyltin; CAVALIER: Andrew Veyette; DEWDROP: Ashley Bouder (replaces Sara Mearns); HERR DROSSELMEIER: Robert La Fosse+; MARZIPAN: Erica Pereira; HOT CHOCOLATE: Brittany Pollack, Adrian Danchig-Waring; COFFEE: Georgina Pazcoguin; TEA: Antonio Carmena; CANDY CANE: Daniel Ulbricht; MOTHER GINGER: Andrew Scordato; FLOWERS: Ashly Isaacs, Sara Adams; DOLLS: Indiana Woodward, Kristen Segin; SOLDIER: Devin Alberda; MOUSE KING: Joshua Thew; DR & FRAU STAHLBAUM: Gwyneth Muller, Justin Peck (+guest artst)
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.