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Thursday December 12, 2019 7:00 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: Unity Phaelan (replaces Abi Stafford); CAVALIER: Adrian Danchig-Waring; DEWDROP: Indiana Woodward; HERR DROSSELMEIER: Robert La Fosse+; MARZIPAN: Kristen Segin; HOT CHOCOLATE: Mary Elizabeth Sell, Andrew Scordato; COFFEE: Olivia MacKinnon; TEA: Kennard Henson; CANDY CANE: Sebastian Villarini-Velez; MOTHER GINGER: Gilbert Bolden; FLOWERS: Miriam Miller, Meaghan Dutton-O’Hara; DOLLS: Lily-Frances Cosgrove++, Gabriella Domini; SOLDIER: Canian Weber*++; MOUSE KING: Alec Knight; FRAU & DR STAHLBAUM: Marika Anderson, Sean Suozzi
      *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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