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New York City Ballet (NYCB)

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New York City Ballet The Nutcracker Tickets
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A family favourite to get you in a festive mood. Exquisite dancing to beautiful music with lots of children from the ballet school performing like true pros. If you are visiting with a would be ballet star, you might want to explore the thrill of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CambridgeJo
Leslie B, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi CambridgeJo, Many thanks for your kind words and of course for your patronage at NYCB. We are thrilled to hear that you consider The Nutcracker to be a family favorite that gets you in the holiday mood! Thank you for sharing your tips for...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Last Tuesday night, we saw the Nutcracker Ballet at Lincoln Center. Having seen it several times, you don’t really expect anything terribly new but what you got especially in the second half, were some amazing artists who performed some physical feats you don’t see everywhere....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mdh2040
Leslie B, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi mdh2040, We are very grateful for your support of NYCB and for your taking the time to share your experience with other TripAdvisor users! It is great to hear that you were impressed by the feats of our talented dancers and that you appreciate...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My first ballet and I was excited to see the Nutcracker at NYCB. The theatre itself was impressive - spacious, trendy, well organised. However, the performance itself was totally underwhelming. The first half was comparable to a school play! Not much choreographed dancing and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 848MarkS848
Leslie B, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi 848MarkS848, We sincerely appreciate your review of your experience at George Balanchine's The Nutcracker. It is fantastic to hear that you found our theater to be impressive and that you enjoyed the second act of the performance, and are sorry to read that you...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was so looking forward to the Nutcracker, which I have seen many times performed by the National Ballet of Canada and Les Grands Ballet Canadiens. However, I was sincerely disappointed by this performance. While the very few sets were magical, the dancing and choreography...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Okidli
Leslie B, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Okidli, Thanks very much for taking the time to share your experience at George Balanchine's The Nutcracker. We are honored to hear about how much you were looking forward to it but also disappointed that you did not enjoy the performance. Our theater was...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Words simply cannot accurately describe the wonderful experience at The Nutcracker performed by the NYC Ballet. The dancers were elegant and graceful. The costumes and stage decor were beautiful! The orchestra was wonderful too. Tickets are pricey but it's money well spent. Catching the Nutcracker...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank deey01
Leslie B, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi deey01, We sincerely appreciate your taking the time to share your experience with us. It is wonderful to read that our Nutcracker left you speechless and that you feel seeing our performance to be a must-do during the holidays. Thank you again for your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have seen the Nutcracker many times before, but never as performed by the New York City ballet. The stage props, costumes, music and dance were breathtaking. In particular, the Christmas Tree that grew in act one was an awesome sight. I was a little...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Leslie B, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi johnh96813, Thank you very much for your review and for your patronage. That is so wonderful to hear that you have never seen a Nutcracker like ours. And we agree - the Christmas tree is a delight, and you absolutely do not need to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for pulling my childhood dreams out of a forgotten corner of my soul and splashing them across the stage. The Sugar Plum fairy was amazing!!! Even the children were fabulous. Sets were awesome!! Loved seeing the dancers taking pics with the wee ones...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Leslie B, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi RebeccaLovin, Thank you very much for your kind review. It is wonderful to hear that you were able to relive your childhood dreams and that you enjoyed the dancing so much. We sincerely appreciate your patronage and thank you for sharing your experience.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So disappointing! My daughter needed to use the restroom half way through the first half, and disappeared. My nerves were raw, when I found her sequestered outside on a bench. When she emerged, she was directed to the restroom by an employee, and never told...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Leslie B, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi awhite15green, I am so sorry to hear that this happened and have passed your feedback regarding the signs along to our house management. Again I apologize, and thank you for sharing your advice with future NYCB customers.

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

I try to go to the ballet a few times a year. For good prices, you can become a patron if you attend three shoes in the season. Orchestra seats are great but higher rings have great seats too and you get them for $30....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Leslie B, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Hi CplusJ3, Thank you so much for your review and for your patronage. We are thrilled to hear that you were able to take in This Bitter Earth this season! We appreciate you sharing your tips with other TripAdvisor users, and thank you again for...More

Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

At David Koch Center. I follow all their performances and try to take my daughter to as many as possible- kids as young as 7 years old is not uncommon to see and always receive many smiles from other patrons.More

Date of experience: June 2018
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NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2018

Hi Ceylan Y, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community! It's great to hear that you feel it is always a pleasure to attend a ballet performance and that you bring your daughter to as many...More

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Scots-traveller77
September 1, 2018|
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Response from NYC_Ballet | Property representative |
Hi Scots-traveller77, Tickets for George Balanchine's The Nutcracker will go onsale to customers with a Citibank MasterCard on September 9th at noon EDT; onsale to customers with any kind of MasterCard on September 16th at... More
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helenmaggs
August 6, 2018|
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Response from Kathy D | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, we went on last minute and bought tickets at the box office. (in February).
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HeleneTee
March 28, 2018|
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Response from Sandra H | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. May want to google NYC Ballet in Licoln Center. I live in Texas so only check when I am going to NY.
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