December in New York usually abounds with opportunities to see The Nutcracker ballet, which for dance fans is always among the best Christmas shows around. In 2020, however, most of the biggest options have had to take the year off for safety reasons, including New York City Ballet’s classic Balanchine production and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular (which has a number devoted to the Nutcracker story). But there's more than one way to crack a nut. Thanks in large part to modern technology, you still have several chances in 2020 to get your sugarplum fix, including City Ballet's iconic version.
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