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: Ashley Bouder (replaces Ana Sophia Scheller); CAVALIER: Antonio Carmena; DEWDROP: Ana Sophia Scheller (replaces Ashley Bouder); HERR DROSSELMEIER: Andrei Kramarevsky; MARZIPAN: Alina Dronova; HOT CHOCOLATE: Gretchen Smith*, Cameron Dieck; COFFEE: Gwyneth Muller; TEA: Joseph Gordon; CANDY CANE: Anthony Huxley (replaces David Prottas); MOTHER GINGER: Joshua Thew (replaces Aaron Sanz); FLOWERS: Lauren King, Ashley Laracey; DOLLS: Sarah Villwock, Kristen Segin; SOLDIER: Giovanni Villalobos; MOUSE KING: Justin Peck; DR & FRAU STAHLBAUM: Marika Anderson, Sean Suozzi
*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.