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7 Unique Performances of The Nutcracker
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Yorkville Nutcracker

December 7th – 10th, 2017

The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College / 695 Park Avenue

Enjoy a magical tour of 1895 New York City with Dance Patrelle’s holiday classic, The Yorkville Nutcracker! You will go for a midnight skate on the ponds of Central Park and take a sleigh – ride to the Grand Conservatory of the Bronx Botanical Gardens in time for a beautiful sunrise buffet of sweets, hosted by the Sugar-Plum Fairy. Perfect for ballet lovers of every age.

$65 per ticket

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Keith Michael’s: The Nutcracker

December 15th — 17th, 2017

Florence Gould Hall / 55 East 59th Street

From clockwork imps to a luminous owl that flies above the audience, mice dressed in polka dots and dancers dancing with huge chopsticks, this timeless, re-imagined classic bursts with energy and excitement. This holiday ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score, is set in Art Nouveau style circa 1907 with innovative choreography by long-time NYTB choreographer, Keith Michael. Perfect for ages 3 and up!

$34 for adults and $24 for kids

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The Hip-Hop Nutcracker

December 14th, 2017

United Palace Theatre / 4140 broadway

What do you get when you combine the elegant holiday score of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker and a DJ with pin-sharp contemporary hip-hop dance? This hit show mashes up two very American icons into a stunning production that has met with rave reviews since its 2014 Washington debut. 

$30 – $150 per ticket

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Nutcracker Sweets

December 7th – 10th, 2017

GK Arts Center / 29 Jay Street, Brooklyn

The performance includes Act 2 of The Nutcracker and other classical ballet excerpts including Sleeping Beauty, Le Corsaire, Flames of Paris and many more!

$25 for adults and $10 for kids

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Great Russian Nutcracker

December 9th, 2017

Kings Theatre / 1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn

The Moscow Ballet brings its annual tour to the city for two performances on one day at Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, where young dancers from the Brighton Ballet join the company on stage. The touring company annually plays to more than 80 U.S. cities. The show is quite lengthy, running more than two hours with one intermission.

$25 – $180 per ticket

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Company XIV: Nutcracker Rouge

Now through January 14th, 2018

Théâtre XIV / 383 Troutman Street, Brooklyn

Austin McCormick and his risqué neo-Baroque dance theater Company XIV present a lavish erotic reimagining of the classic holiday tale, complete with circus performers, operatic singers, and partial nudity. Definitely, leave the kids at home: The word nutcracker has customarily conjured innocent wonder; now be ready to add glitter pasties and stripper poles to the toys to expect in wonderland. /

$75 – $300 per ticket

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George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

Now through December 31st, 2017

David H. Koch Theater / 20 Lincoln Center

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. 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. 

$85 – $300 per ticket

Contact your concierge for tickets.