George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

November 25 – December 31, 2016

New York City Ballet

David H. Koch Theater, 20 Lincoln Center
Manhattan, NY 10023


NYCGO Logo It's likely you already know the fanciful, fantastical Christmas Eve story and Tchaikovsky's unforgettable melodies—but it's certain that no NYC holiday season is complete without seeing choreographer George Balanchine's confection come to life. The glittering classic, performed annually by the New York City Ballet since 1954, has become one of the City's signature family-friendly traditions. Expect to warm your spirit with visions of the Sugarplum Fairy dancing in your head. For more information, visit

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