A Girl Holds Her Nutcracker in Front of a Tree in the Snow | My First Nutcracker

Join Clara and the Prince as they travel to a magical kingdom filled with delicious treats, dancing flowers and a pesky mouse king in this holiday classic reimagined for your youngest theatergoers! 

From the company that brought you This is Sadie comes the perfect introduction to the ballet you know and love. 

Directed and Choreographed by Melissa Riker
Adapted for young audiences by Barbara Zinn Krieger
Featuring the Music of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Starring Corry Ethridge, Claudia-Lynn Rightmire, Hilary Brown-Istrefi, and John Pickup

Meet the Creative Team of My First Nutcracker

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November 23 – December 22, 2019

Playing at Theatre Row, a program of Building for the Arts NY, Inc.
410 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036

Tickets*: $32.25 General Seats | $39.25 Clara’s Seats

Clara’s Seats include seating in the front row of the theater, an activity book emailed to you prior to your performance and a signed postcard mailed to you after your performance. 

Best for ages 3-8
Clara’s narration throughout the performance will help young theatergoers follow the story.

My First Nutcracker runs for approximately 50 minutes.

All guests require a ticket. Lap seats may be purchased for children age 2 and under at the box office for $1 (cash only) the day of the performance. Tickets may be purchased at the theater on the day of the performance, subject to availability.

*Price includes a $2 facility fee. Additional fees will be applied at checkout. 

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Tips for Grownups!
  • Stroller parking is available in the lobby.
  • The theater is located on the lower level of the Theatre Row complex. There is an elevator available.
  • Tickets are required for guests of all ages. For children ages 2 and under, lap seats may be purchased for $1 (cash only) at the box office the day of the show.
  • Booster seats are available at the theatre on a first come, first served basis.
  • The Theatre Row complex and the lobby will open approximately 30 minutes prior to show time.
  • Join us after the show to take pictures with members of the cast!

Join us for pre-show activities before every performance!

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