American Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker

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American Ballet Theatre in The Nutcracker.
American Ballet Theatre in The Nutcracker.

Tickets start at $25


Magical toy soldiers, sparkling snowflakes, mischievous mice, and all the enchanting inhabitants of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s whimsical world return to BAM for the winter holidays in this acclaimed production of The Nutcracker, presented by the renowned American Ballet Theatre and choreographed by ABT Artist-in-Residence Alexei Ratmansky.

Performed with a live orchestra, together with extraordinary sets and costumes by Tony Award-winner Richard Hudson (The Lion King), The Nutcracker is bound to be a treasured memory for years to come. In the debut of this new version in 2010 , The New York Times praised, “American Ballet Theatre has a production like no other, made with complete theatrical authority from first to last. The poetry of Alexei Ratmansky’s vision is very striking. I’m impatient to see it again.”

Visit The Nutcracker E-Storybook for photos, video and more! 


BAM Howard Gilman Opera House

30 Lafayette Avenue

(Between St. Felix Street and Ashland Place)

Brooklyn, NY 11217

(718) 636-4100




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