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: Ashley Bouder; CAVALIER: Joaquin De Luz; DEWDROP: Teresa Reichlen; HERR DROSSELMEIER: Andrei Kramarevsky; MARZIPAN: Lauren King; HOT CHOCOLATE: Megan LeCrone, Zachary Catazaro; COFFEE: Faye Arthurs; TEA: Ralph Ippolito; CANDY CANE: Sean Suozzi; MOTHER GINGER: Aaron Sanz*; FLOWERS: Marika Anderson, Gwyneth Muller; DOLLS: Claire Von Enck, Olivia MacKinnon; SOLDIER: Giovanni Villalobos; MOUSE KING: Preston Chamblee*; DR & FRAU STAHLBAUM: Gretchen Smith, 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.