Experience our timeless and iconic production from home
This holiday season New York City Ballet and Marquee TV brought viewers around the world the opportunity to revel in the magic of NYCB’s acclaimed production of the beloved masterpiece George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® in a special streaming event that was available from December 11, 2020 through January 3, 2021 on Marquee TV.
Filmed during the Company’s 2019 season at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, the broadcast features NYCB Principal Dancers Maria Kowroski as the Sugarplum Fairy, Tyler Angle as Her Cavalier, Megan Fairchild as Dewdrop, and more than 50 New York City Ballet dancers.
The production also features the 62-piece New York City Ballet Orchestra under the direction of NYCB Music Director Andrew Litton, and more than 60 children from the School of American Ballet, the official school of NYCB.
Filmed on December 5, 2019
David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center
Conductor ANDREW LITTON
The Sugarplum Fairy MARIA KOWROSKI
Her Cavalier TYLER ANGLE
Dewdrop MEGAN FAIRCHILD
Marie SOPHIA THOMOPOULOS+
Herr Drosselmeier ADAM HENDRICKSON++
His Nephew (The Nutcracker) KAI MISRA-STONE+
Marzipan Shepherdess LAUREN KING
Hot Chocolate ASHLEY HOD and PETER WALKER
Coffee GEORGINA PAZCOGUIN
Tea SPARTAK HOXHA
Candy Cane DANIEL ULBRICHT
Mother Ginger PRESTON CHAMBLEE
Flowers MIRA NADON and UNITY PHELAN
Harlequin and Columbine INDIA BRADLEY and RACHEL HUTSELL
Soldier ROMAN MEJIA
Mouse King SILAS FARLEY
Dr. Stahlbaum ASK la COUR
Frau Stahlbaum MARIKA ANDERSON
with Dancers of the NEW YORK CITY BALLET, Students of the SCHOOL OF AMERICAN BALLET, and Musicians of the NEW YORK CITY BALLET ORCHESTRA
+ Student of the School of American Ballet
++ Guest Artist
Frequently Asked Questions
Launched in 2018, Marquee TV is the on-demand streaming platform dedicated to global arts and culture. Serving up a world-class catalogue of contemporary and classic masterpieces, including dance, opera, music, theatre, and documentaries, Marquee TV has been designed for a growing digital audience of determined culture lovers and the arts-curious.
Viewers can purchase tickets at marquee.tv/nycbnutcracker, or via in-app purchase via Apple and Android devices, and will then be able to enjoy the performance on all of Marquee TV's apps, including in a web browser, iOS, Apple TV, Android TV, Android, Fire TV, Roku and the soon to be released Samsung app. Marquee TV’s apps also include AirPlay and Chromecast support.
Viewers will be able to start the performance at their own convenience from December 11, 2020 to January 3, 2021 and will have 48 hours to finish watching after first play.
Yes. Marquee TV is our streaming partner, and proceeds from your purchase of this stream of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® will be used to support the entire NYCB organization, including paying dancers and other employee salaries, as well as covering other essential expenses required to keep the organization as stable as possible at this time.