Nutcracker Ticketing Policies

Print-at-home is not offered as a ticketing option for George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®. Entry requires a New York City Ballet ticket printed by the David H. Koch Theater. E-tickets, print-at-home tickets, and copies of tickets are not valid and will not be accepted.

The only official website for purchasing New York City Ballet performances of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® tickets is Purchasing tickets from any other seller or website runs a risk of receiving fraudulent tickets or paying extremely inflated prices. Tickets purchased from any other source that appear to have been altered, or are deemed fraudulent, will not be accepted and you will not be allowed entry.

Nutcracker orders on, at the Theater Box Office, or through the call center have a 14 ticket limit. If bulk purchasing is detected on the part of individuals, households, bots, patrons, or companies creating duplicate accounts to purchase more than the stated limit, orders may be cancelled without consideration.

All patrons, including small children sitting in laps, must have a ticket to enter the theater. This production is appropriate for ages 5+ as long as guests are not disruptive to other patrons' enjoyment of the performance. Please be aware that anyone causing a disturbance during a performance, regardless of age, will be asked by a theater usher to leave the auditorium.

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