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December 12-21 • BAM Howard Gilman Opera House

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
Call 718.636.4100 • CLICK HERE to order online!
BAM Box Office, Peter Jay Sharp Building • 30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

ABT offers the FINAL PERFORMANCES ever in New York City of Alexei Ratmansky's acclaimed The Nutcracker when it concludes its 5-year engagement at BAM this December. As the lights dim and Tchaikovsky’s beautiful score fills the air, join young Clara for a dreamlike journey amid colorful, larger-than-life scenery, magical toy soldiers, mischievous mice, sparkling snowflakes, and a glittering Christmas tree! With an impressive cast of over 100 performers and a live orchestra, ABT’s The Nutcracker features sets and costumes by Richard Hudson (Tony®-Award-winner for The Lion King set designs) with choreography by ABT’s Artist in Residence, Alexei Ratmansky.

The Nutcracker is bound to be a treasured memory whether you’re four or ninety-four!





Getting to BAM


SUBWAY: B, C, D, G, N, Q, R, 2, 3, 4 and 5 trains all stop within three blocks of BAM

MTA BUS: B25, B26, B41, B45, B52, B63, and B67 all stop within three blocks of BAM

CAR & TAXI: BAM, centrally located off Atlantic and Flatbush Aves, is easily accessible from both the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, as well as the BQE. For detailed driving directions go to BAM.org/directions

AGE GUIDELINES FOR CHILDREN
American Ballet Theatre welcomes children and families to experience the magic of classical ballet during its performances of The Nutcracker. While parents should use their discretion based on the maturity level of their children, ABT recommends that children be at least 4 years of age to attend The Nutcracker. In determining if your child should attend ABT, it is important to know the child must be able to sit quietly and not disrupt the performance for other patrons. If a child becomes disruptive during a performance, BAM’s ushers will require the child and the accompanying adult to leave the auditorium to watch the remainder of the performance on a video monitor in the Natman room without refund of the ticket purchase. All attendees, regardless of age from infant to adult, must have a ticket to enter BAM and must sit in the seat indicated on the ticket.

INCLEMENT WEATHER
ABT is committed to honoring its performance calendar for The Nutcracker engagement at BAM, and it is ABT’s policy not to cancel performances due to weather conditions. If patrons cannot attend a performance, for whatever reason, they may donate the tickets back to the Company only by calling BAM Ticket Services at 718.636.4100 prior to the performance to receive a tax-receipt.

MISSED PERFORMANCES
Ticket holders are responsible for noting date and time on their tickets. Unfortunately, ABT is not responsible if the performance is missed by ticket holders for any reason, including inclement weather, traffic conditions, plane cancellations or late arrivals, personal or family illness or competing events. All ticket sales are final and not subject to exchange.

Casts and prices are subject to change. No refunds or exchanges.