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Saturday December 22, 2018 2:00 PM

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The music, the characters, the adventure – George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® is a timeless hallmark of the holiday season. A hush falls over the bustle of New York City as the theater’s lights dim and a picturesque world of magic and merriment is revealed onstage. Brave little Marie embarks on a wondrous journey, where she encounters toys that cavort and captivate, snowflakes shimmering in a blizzard of balletic splendor, and a collection of sweet treats teeming with delight. Don’t miss this cherished classic sure to keep hearts – young and old – warm and spirited all season long.

David H. Koch Theater
Running Time:
2 hrs.

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®

  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker®

    • Music by: Peter Ilyitch Tschaikovsky
    • Choreography by: George Balanchine
    • Principal Casting:

      SUGARPLUM: Lauren King; CAVALIER: Daniel Applebaum; DEWDROP: Ashley Bouder; HERR DROSSELMEIER: Robert La Fosse+; MARZIPAN: Claire Von Enck; HOT CHOCOLATE: Laine Habony, Christopher Grant; COFFEE: Emilie Gerrity; TEA: Spartak Henson; CANDY CANE: Sebastian Villarini-Velez; MOTHER GINGER: Alec Knight; FLOWERS: Miriam Miller, Sara Adams; DOLLS: Emma Von Enck, India Bradley; SOLDIER: Roman Mejia; MOUSE KING: Silas Farley; FRAU & DR STAHLBAUM: Gretchen Smith, Ask la Cour
      +Guest Artist, ++Apprentice

    As the clock chimes midnight, a brave young girl turns the tide in a battle between toy soldiers and mischievous mice, and a blizzard of ballerinas reveals a wonderful world of confection.

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