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: Emilie Gerrity* (replaces Ashly Isaacs*); CAVALIER: Taylor Stanley*; DEWDROP: Ashley Hod*; HERR DROSSELMEIER: David Prottas; MARZIPAN: Claire Von Enck*; HOT CHOCOLATE: Unity Phelan*, Preston Chamblee* (replaces Silas Farley*); COFFEE: Alexa Maxwell*; TEA: Sebastian Villarini-Velez*; CANDY CANE: Harrison Coll*; MOTHER GINGER: Aaron Sanz; FLOWERS: Emilie Gerrity (replaces Lydia Wellington*), Megan Johnson*; DOLLS: Sarah Villwock, Sara Adams; SOLDIER: Ghaleb Kayali*; MOUSE KING: Joshua Thew; FRAU & DR STAHLBAUM: Gwyneth Muller, Ask la Cour (*first time in role)
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.