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Performing Arts, Virtual & Streaming
Watch The Nutcracker at home:
For the first time ever, Boston Ballet will partner with NBC10 Boston to bring Mikko Nissinen's The Nutcracker to homes across New England. Celebrate the holiday season with a brand-new, one-hour broadcast of this beloved ballet and bring the magic of The Nutcracker straight to your living room.
Watch it for free here.
When to watch:
Saturday, November 28 at 7 pm on NBC10 Boston
Sunday, November 29 at 7 pm on NECN
Saturday, December 5 at 11 am on Telemundo
Friday, December 25 at 5 pm on Telemundo
Friday, December 25 at 7 pm on NBC10 Boston
Or watch it on Boston Ballet website for free here.
Who is dancing:
See the full cast here.
Official Broadcast Partner NBC10 Boston
Sponsored by Primark
Additional support provided by Hood Eggnog and PNC Bank
The student cast is supported by a generous gift from Helena and William Wheeler. The music performance rights and Boston Ballet musicians are supported by a generous gift from Jim and Virginia Aisner. Warmest thanks to the Humphrey Family for their support of special production costs.
Mikko Nissinen's heartwarming ballet enthralls audiences of all ages with its colorful characters, breathtaking costumes, and majestic scenery. Follow Clara as she embarks on a journey filled with brave toy soldiers and dancing snowflakes. From the dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy to the iconic snow scene, this classical ballet—set to the memorable music of Tchaikovsky—conjures the childlike wonder in us all.
We are thrilled to bring this treasured tradition to television for the first time. In keeping New England's families safe, we bring them even closer to the world of The Nutcracker and spread the joy of the season to a broader and more diverse audience than ever before.
Watch the magic of The Nutcracker unfold, with encore airings and on-demand viewing opportunities on NBC10 Boston, NECN, and Spanish-language Telemundo. It will also be available for free for a limited time on www.bostonballet.org.