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Sunday December 22, 2019 1:00 PM

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There’s no place like New York City during the holidays — and no production celebrates the season like George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® at Lincoln Center. For 65 years, New York City Ballet has brought this timeless tale to life, complete with a perennially adored cast of characters, delightfully vibrant costumes, and a magnificent tree that never ceases to awe. Plan to swap the cold of winter for the warmth of this cherished classic, and book your trip to the world of The Nutcracker —a joyous journey awaits.

David H. Koch Theater
Running Time:
2 hrs.


  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker®

    • Music by: Peter Ilyitch Tschaikovsky
    • Choreography by: George Balanchine
    • Principal Casting: SUGARPLUM: Sara Adams; CAVALIER: Harrison Ball; DEWDROP: Baily Jones*; HERR DROSSELMEIER: Harrison Coll; MARZIPAN: Alston Macgill; HOT CHOCOLATE: Mary-Elizabeth Sell, Andrew Scordato; COFFEE: Georgina Pazcoguin; TEA: Kennard Henson; CANDY CANE: KJ Takahashi++; MOTHER GINGER: Davide Riccardo; FLOWERS: Marika Anderson, Olivia MacKinnon; DOLLS: Lauren Collett, Uma Deming SOLDIER: Andres Zuniga; MOUSE KING: Gilbert Bolden; FRAU & DR STAHLBAUM: Ashley Hod, Peter Walker
      *First Time in Role, +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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