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Ballerina Swan and the Nutcracker

From 38 member  reviews
Members say: Enchanting, Entertaining, Delightful, Great staging, Exquisite

About the show

New York City Children's Theater presents the world premiere of this blend of ballet and puppetry, as Sophie the Swan prepares for her first holiday performance in 'The Nutcracker.' More…

Break out the tutus and toe-shoes for Sophie's latest dance adventure, a sequel to 2013's 'Ballerina Swan,' inspired by the picture book of the same name by former New York City Ballet star Allegra Kent. Featuring Tchaikovsky's glorious 'Nutcracker' music, and best for ages 3 to 8.


Member Reviews (38)

MEMBERS SAY:

Enchanting, Entertaining, Delightful, Great staging, Exquisite
85
Avg Score

84
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You love Christmas and ballet!

Don't see it if You hate ballet.

100
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Masterful

See it if You have a love for a classic

Don't see it if Youre not into classic theatre

100
Exquisite, Must see, Hilarious, Intelligent, Funny

See it if Beautiful scenes. I love all the dancing.

Don't see it if Must see

73
Enchanting, Exquisite, Dizzying, Indulgent, Masterful

See it if Great sets and costumes

Don't see it if It's long

90
Great dancing, Entertaining, Must see, Enchanting

See it if you like swan lake

Don't see it if you dont like dancing

52
Disappointing

See it if you have small children and want to entertain them for an hour.

Don't see it if You want to see big production.Its a small theater, small stage and feels more like school play.

80
Great staging, Great writing, Resonant, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy seeing classics brought to life on stage.

Don't see it if N/A. Must see.

75
Slow, Enchanting, Delightful, Dated, Masterful

See it if You like ballet and dancing.

Don't see it if You prefer a show that has more dialogue or if you aren't a fan of ballet.

97
Great staging, Masterful, Must see, Profound, Great acting

See it if You can.

Don't see it if A must see

85
Enchanting, Entertaining, Intelligent, Masterful, Quirky

See it if If you love the spirit of christmas and the story of the Nutcracker.

Don't see it if If you are a scrooge.

91
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great staging, Intense, Must see

See it if Such a classic is a must see especially during the holiday season. Always brings back great memories.

Don't see it if I don't know....

88
Enchanting, Entertaining, Delightful, Great staging, Riveting

See it if You enjoy ballets, the Nutcraker Suite music, Christmas/Holiday themes, revisit magical fantasies

Don't see it if You don't like ballets

100
Exquisite, Great staging, Great acting, Must see, Intelligent

See it if You love plays

Don't see it if Don't like plays

100
Delightful, Enchanting, Masterful, Must see, Great singing

See it if Amazing!

Don't see it if Must see

71
Enchanting, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if you have kids that appreciate the season.

Don't see it if you are wanting something new and exciting.

74
Entertaining, Great staging, Refreshing, Great acting, Delightful

See it if If you love dance, and especially ballet.

Don't see it if You've seen ballet and it's not your thing.

98
Must see

See it if you're into ballet and art. Stunning performance!

Don't see it if honestly, you should really see it even if you aren't so into dance.

88
Cliched, Absorbing, Delightful, Must see, Intense

See it if You love dancing! It's a great first time show. If you appreciate art

Don't see it if You don't like ballet and get bored easily

80
Enchanting, Exquisite, Great staging, Indulgent, Ambitious

See it if You are more interested in the visual dance aspects of the theater.

Don't see it if If you are looking for a more thought provoking, in depth, storyline.

77
Classic, Enchanting

See it if See it if you like classic plays and holiday themes.

Don't see it if Don't see it if you don't enjoy ballet.

84
Great acting, Delightful, Entertaining, Great writing, Enchanting

See it if You enjoy dance

Don't see it if You dont like dances

79
Enchanting, Riveting, Entertaining

See it if You love ballet

Don't see it if You are looking for a comedy

91
Enchanting, Great acting, Entertaining, Great dancing, Holidays

See it if you love the holidays you have children who may enjoy it with you

Don't see it if you don't like dancing and costumes

92
Ambitious, Funny, Great acting, Exquisite, Enchanting

See it if Love wonder

Don't see it if Are unadventurous

82
Enchanting, Epic, Great staging, Profound, Romantic

See it if You love a classic story

Don't see it if You don't like ballet


December 8th, 2016
"It’s a modest production in that there are just five players, and the set, props, and costumes are not as elaborate as you’ll find at larger shows, but it hits the right note for younger kids, keeping things simple, warm, and engaging...The show is also a great introduction to the 'Nutcracker' s...
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