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Performances of "The Nutcracker" on Long Island

Where to see "The Nutcracker" on Long Island

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One of the most loved ballets, The Nutcracker tells the story of a young girl's encounters with both strange and wonderful creatures at Christmastime, all set to the captivating music of Tchaikovsky. The whole family will enjoy watching a live performance, and you don't have to go all the way into the city to see this beautiful ballet. Here are some places on Long Island where The Nutcracker will be performed.

This article is updated every year. See The Nutcracker in 2013 at:

1. Thursday, December 5, Saturday, December 7 & Sunday, December 8, 2013

The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY, presents The Nutcracker Suite, performed by the Ovations Dance Repertory Company, joined by the Atlantic Wind Symphony.

Show times:

  • 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. (one hour show) on Thursday, December 5, 2013,
  • 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, December 7, 2013, and
  • 1 p.m and 6 p.m. on Sunday, December 8, 2013

For more information, please call (631) 207-1313. Tickets are $10-$15 on 12/5, and $14-28 plus fee on 12/7 and 12/8/13. For info on buying tickets, please call the box office at (631) 207-1313, or visit Patchogue Theater Tickets

2. Wednesday, December 11, 2013, Saturday, December 14 & Sunday, December 15, 2013

The Nutcracker Act II - at 11 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, danced by performers from Ballet Long Island.

Held at Ballet Long Island, 1863 Pond Road, Ronkonkoma, NY

Tickets: $25 to $39. Backstage tour: $10 per person. Group rates available. Please call for information.

Saturday, December 14 at 1, 3 and 7 p.m. and on Sunday, December 15, 2013, at 1 and 3 p.m., held at Islip Town Hall West
401 Main Street
Islip, New York

For more info, please visit www.balletlongisland.com or call (631) 737-1964.

3. Friday, December 13, Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15, 2013

The Hampton Ballet Theater School presents their fifth annual production of The Nutcracker on Friday, December 13, 2013 at 7 p.m.; on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and on Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 2 p.m. The performances will be at the Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY. Tickets range from $10 ($11.34 with service fee) for child or adult balcony seats to $35 ($37.22 with service fee) for box seats or premium orchestra seats for adults.

For advance tickets, please visit www.hamptonballettheatreschool.com, email info@hamptonballettheatreschool.com or call (888) 933-4287.

4. Friday, December 20 through Monday, December 23, 2013

The Seiskaya Ballet performs The Nutcracker at Stony Brook University's Staller Center. Tickets, available at www.sunysb.edu, are $40 for adults, $34 for children 12 and under and seniors. (Handicapped and wheelchair seating available on request.) Note: there is an early bird price of $35 for adults through Friday, December 6, 2013 and an early bird price of $29 for children 12 and under and senior citizens.

Dates and times:

  • Friday, December 20, 2013 at 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 7 pm.
  • Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 1 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 6 p.m.
  • Monday, December 23, 2013 at 7 p.m.

5. Friday, December 20 through Sunday, December 22, 2013

Billing its performance as "Long Island's Largest Nutcracker," Ohman's New York Dance Theater will present the holiday favorite at Hofstra University's John Cranford Adams Playhouse.

Showtimes:

  • Friday, December 20, 2013 - 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 21, 2013 - noon and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 22, 2013 - noon and 5 p.m.

Ticket prices range according to dates and times. For more information and to purchase tickets online, please go to Ohman Ballet

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6. Friday, December 20, Saturday, December 21 and Sunday, December 22, 2013

The Eglevsky Ballet performs its production of The Nutcracker.This holiday favorite unites Laszle Berod's choreography with Tchaikovsky's score. Performances are on Friday, December 20 at 7 p.m., Saturday, December 21 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., and Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 12 noon and 4 p.m. at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts.

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Tickets are available online at Tilles Center or in person at Tilles Center's box office or by telephone at (516) 299-3100. For more information, visit Tilles Center.

7. Saturday, December 21 and Sunday, December 22, 2013

The Annual Lynch Ballet Company's Production of The Nutcracker at the Huntington High School Auditorium, 188 Oakwood Road, Huntington, NY.


Dates & Times:
Saturday, December 21, 2013 - 2 p.m. & 6 p.m.
Sunday, December 22, 2013 - 12 noon & 4 p.m.

Ticket Prices: please visit their site for current prices. To purchase tickets, please call them at (631) 470-9711 or visit Lynch Ballet.

8. Saturday, December 21 and Sunday, December 22, 2013

Lumiere Ballet presents The Nutcracker on Saturday, December 21 at 7 p.m., and on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Maguire Theater at SUNY College at Old Westbury, NY. Tickets: $30/adults, children under 16 and seniors/$25.

More info: www.lumiereballet.com or call (631) 586-2921.

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