Experience the joy of the holiday season with New York City Ballet's The Nutcracker on Broadway! Set to Tchaikovsky's immortal score, George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker whisks away audiences to a fantastical world of dancing sweets and dashing soldiers. With magnificent sets by Rouben Ter-Arutunian and costumes by Karinska, this ballet provides an unforgettable holiday treat for all ages. Based on the Alexandre Dumas père version of E.T.A. Hoffmann's tale The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, this complex ballet features an impressive cast of over 150 characters!
The Nutcracker tells the timeless story of young Marie and her magical adventure on Christmas Eve. From her mysterious Uncle Drosselmeier, she receives a Nutcracker that comes to life, leading her through a dreamlike journey filled with dancing snowflakes and waltzing flowers. Visit the charming Land of Sweets, meet the Sugarplum Fairy and experience the magic of the holiday season in this enduring classic on Broadway.
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The David H. Koch Theater is a premier venue for ballet and modern dance, located within New York's prestigious Lincoln Center. The auditorium showcases a blend of classical and continental-style seating on the orchestra level, complemented by 5 ‘Rings’ (balconies) adorned with gem-like faceted lights and a grand spherical chandelier suspended from the gold-paneled ceiling. In the lobby, an array of exquisite artworks has been commissioned to accentuate different facets of the ballet world, encompassing mythology, numerical elements, the human body, and a diverse array of themes, many inspired by George Balanchine's suggestions.
Seating Capacity: 2,586
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Address: 20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023, United States
Subway: The nearest subway station is Lincoln Center Station.
Bus: Lines servicing the area include M5, M7, M10, M11, M66 and M104.
Available Facilities: Gift Shop, Toilets, Coat Check, Elevator, Parking
Accessibility: Accessible Toilets, Wheelchair spaces Available, Hearing Assistance, Binoculars, Accessible Parking
Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the David H. Koch Theater.
Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formals are recommended. Keep in mind, that theaters are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
Outside Food: Most theaters do not allow outside food inside the theaters but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.
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