NYC Ballet Presents George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

Experience the magic and wonder that The New York Times calls "the unique, original and inimitable Nutcracker." A rousing snowstorm sends a blizzard of ballerinas across the stage, sweeping you to exotic locales in the enchanting Land of Sweets. You'll meet marching toy soldiers, little Marie, and the valiant Nutcracker who saves her from the villainous, seven-headed Mouse King. With Tschaikovsky's incomparable score, hundreds of dazzling costumes, a one-ton Christmas tree that magically grows and grows, and a million watts of illuminated excitement, George Balanchine's The Nutcracker is the definitive holiday must-see!

- Synopsis provided by Internet Video Archive

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  • George Balanchine
  • Tschaikovsky

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