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George Balanchine’s “The Nutcracker”

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 reveal a wonderful world of confection.

All 90 dancers, 62 musicians, 32 stagehands and two casts of 50 young students each from the School of American Ballet join forces to make each performance as magical as possible. Children of all ages from New York City and the nation are captivated by the lure of Tschaikovsky’s music, Balanchine’s choreography, Karinska’s sumptuous costumes, and Rouben Ter-Arutunian’s magical sets.

David H. Koch Theater
20 Lincoln Center Plaza
Contact: Tel: (212) 870–5570
When: Thursdays, 7 pm, Fridays, 8 pm, Saturdays, 2 pm and 8 pm, Sundays, 1 pm and 5 pm until Sunday, Dec. 31
For all ages.
How much: Tickes begin at $25
Reservations not required.
Updated Nov. 10, 2017

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