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New York City Ballet (NYCB)

20 Lincoln Center Plz, David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts complex, New York City, NY 10023-6913
+1 212-496-0600
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Nutcracker

We saw the performance last week while in NYC. Amazing! Beautiful sets, gorgeous building and... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
JNB42MN
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Bloomington, Minnesota, United States
Nutcracker

Took my daughters to see the NYC Ballet Nutcracker performance as a Christmas present. Both are... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
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20 Lincoln Center Plz, David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts complex, New York City, NY 10023-6913
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We saw the performance last week while in NYC. Amazing! Beautiful sets, gorgeous building and amazing dancers. I took my two daughters, who dance ballet, and they were so excited to be in the audience. We sat 2nd row in the 2nd ring and they...More

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NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Hi JNB42MN, We sincerely appreciate your patronage at George Balanchine's The Nutcracker and your taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor! It's fantastic to hear that you were able to take your two daughters and we completely agree that you had perfect seats....More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Took my daughters to see the NYC Ballet Nutcracker performance as a Christmas present. Both are active dancers, and participate in their local Nc rendition each year. The entire experience was wonderful. The dancers are truly amazing and venue is terrific.

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NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Hi Luihana, Thanks for your kind review of your experience at NYCB! We are so pleased to read that you found the experience to be wonderful and that our dancers were amazing. Thank you very much for your patronage and we appreciate your review.

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Attended a performance of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker. I have seen ballet companies perform all over the world and this performance by the New York City Ballet was one of the best. Added to that, Balanchine was a master of choreography so the combination of...More

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NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Hi AAHolt, Thank you very much for attending a performance of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker and for sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor community. It is fantastic to hear that you found NYCB's production of it to be one of the best you have seen...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

First time to see Nutcracker in NY by NYCB. It was good with some strong pieces but was not equal or above other Nutcracker performances I’ve seen elsewhere. The venue is beautiful. Some of the sets are beautiful and this offers some good visuals. But...More

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NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Hi Irickb, Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us and the TripAdvisor community. It's great to hear that you have attended other NYCB performances and that you enjoyed the sets and venue during your most recent visit. We sincerely thank you...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Don't miss the Nutcracker (Tchaikovsky ballet) starting each year at Thanksgiving until the end of year. I've been there 5 times, my kids an I love it. This is magical: music, decor and choregraphy are fantastic!!! Dont hesitate to take some of the cheapest places...More

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NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Hi Flo2lux, Thanks very much for attending a performance of George Balanchine's the Nutcracker at New York City Ballet and for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor! We are honored that you have attended five performances of our Nutcracker and that you...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

My 11 year old daughter and I went to see The Nutcracker. It was a truly magical experience. We were in the front row of the 4th tier. We could see everything well. My daughter didn’t take her eyes from the stage at all. If...More

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NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Hi Klineyqueen, We sincerely appreciate your taking the time to review your experience at New York City Ballet! It is wonderful to hear that you found the experience to be truly magical and that you feel it is a must-do activity for families of dancers....More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

I have been going for years to the NYC ballet and they have never failed to impress. Beautiful costumes and set and lovely choreography.More

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NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Hi KaucasianAsian, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your experience at New York City Ballet! It is fantastic to hear that you find that we never fail to impress and that you continue to visit us year after year. Thank...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

If this had been a High School pageant, it would have been great. However...this low level of dancing ability...at Lincoln Center? The music was wonderful, and the setting (the David Koch Theater) was incredible. Backdrops, costumes and effects were absolutely first rate. ....and then there...More

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NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Hi deanc706, We sincerely appreciate your taking the time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community, and we're sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your experience at The Nutcracker. It is great to know that you found our orchestra to be wonderful and...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is truly a Christmas gift. The story is well told - without words. The dancers are unbelievable and the costuming spectacular. Don't miss this.More

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NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Hi BobtheBuilder39, Thank you very much for attending a performance of The Nutcracker and for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled to hear that you consider our production to be something that can't be missed and that you...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely, elegant dancing that always enchants. Even the ballets that are not famous are excellently choreographed and superbly danced. Went to three this trip and all were terrific. A Stravinsky presentation was fabulous with creative costumes that enthralled. The rest of the ballets were not...More

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NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Hi Ellen L, Thank you very much for attending three performances of New York City Ballet! We are thrilled to hear that you found our dancing to be superb and world-class. We sincerely appreciate your patronage and look forward to having the opportunity to welcome...More

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HeleneTee
29 March 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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Leanne C
18 November 2017|
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Hi Leanne C, Thank you very much for your question! We highly recommend purchasing your tickets in advance, especially for The Nutcracker which can sell out. Please let us know if you have any other questions! Best, NYCB
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