Toddlers and pre-schoolers in NYC have a Nutcracker performance made especially for them! Three-year-olds can enjoy a one-hour long performance this coming December that includes all the highlights from the famous Tchaikovsky ballet, complete with the Sugarplum Fairy, Mother Ginger the and the rest the dazzling characters. This sweet performance brings to life the story of Clara and her nutcracker and their adventures in the Land of Sweets. NYTB’s The Nutcracker – The Perfect Ballet for Toddlers
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; set design by Gillian Bradshaw-Smith; and costumes by Resident Costume Designer of the Metropolitan Opera, Sylvia Taalsohn Nolan. Held at the intimate Florence Gould Hall where your child will feel like part of the story from any seat.
When: December 14: 6pm
December 15: 11am, 1pm, 3:30pm
December 16: 11am, 1pm, 3:30pm
Where: Florence Gould Hall
55 East 59th Street, NYC
Price: $15 for kids under 12; $27 for adults
To purchase tickets click here or call Ticketmaster at (800) 982-2787. You can also purchase at the box office: Tuesdays: 11am-7pm, Wednesdays-Fridays: 12:00pm – 7:00pm; Saturdays: 12pm-4pm
Photos by Julieta Cervantes
I was not compensated for this post. I received tickets. NYTB’s The Nutcracker – The Perfect Ballet for Toddlers
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