Company XIV: Nutcracker Rouge: Using the decadence of the arts in the time of Louis XIV as divine inspiration, Company XIV flits between the traditional and avant-garde effortlessly incorporating baroque dance with contemporary jazz, opera, burlesque and much more.
Holiday Train Show: Take a trip to the Bronx this winter to check out New York’s favorite train show. The enchanting exhibit, which runs until Jan. 18, 2016, allows guests to watch in amazement as model trains zip past all of New York’s major landmarks like Rockefeller Center and the Statue of Liberty. This year’s show will feature 3,000 additional square feet, which will make room for new trains, bridges and tracks.
Elf The Musical: The movie “Elf” has been added to the tradition of film and television programming for the holiday. “Elf The Musical” is following in its predecessor’s footsteps, returning to the Theater At Madison Square Garden this Christmas season. The tale of Buddy the Elf delights audiences of all ages as he renews the spirit of Christmas in New York City. Fact for Elf fans: “Elf the Musical” reveals personal information about Buddy not found in the film.
The Nutcracker: Since 1954 George Balanchine’s “The Nutcracker” has been delighting New York City audiences for the holidays. The Nutcracker is an annual family holiday event, and an ideal opportunity to introduce young children to ballet and classical music. From the mischievous mice to the marching toy soldiers and the Land of Sweets, attendees will be drawn into Tschaikovsky’s dream and leave with a lifetime Christmas memory.
Radio City Christmas Spectacular: From a beautiful rendition of “The Nativity” to a condensed version of “The Nutcracker” (complete with the iconic toy soldier line), the Radio City Christmas Spectacular is truly deserving of its label. And of course, there is an abundance of the most famous man in a red suit with a white beard.