Live from Lincoln Center "George Balanchine's The Nutcracker"

Live from Lincoln Center "George Balanchine's The Nutcracker"

Wed, 12/14/2011 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Live From Lincoln Center presents Balanchine's renowned production, The Nutcracker.

Live From Lincoln Center's premiere of New York City Ballet’s beloved holiday favorite, George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker from the David H. Koch Theater airs Wednesday, December 14 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD (DT21.1/cable 1011 and 11). Set to Tschaikovsky’s glorious score, The Nutcracker features New York City Ballet’s dancers and the New York City Ballet Orchestra, as well as 50 children from the School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet. The seminal work also features choreography by Balanchine, scenery by Rouben Ter-Arutunian, costumes by Karinska, and lighting by Mark Stanley, after the original design by Ronald Bates.

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