|Written by||Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky|
|Source||ballet, Op. 71|
- Big Bird hosts an audio adaptation of the ballet for the book-and-audio set Big Bird Presents the Nutcracker.
- Elmo and the Orchestra features "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies" from The Nutcracker.
- Oscar the Grouch and Grundgetta perform a ballet number in the 1993 Sesame Street Live show When I Grow Up, dancing to a tune from "The Nutcracker".
- A hip-hop song in Elmo's Christmas Countdown uses themes from the ballet featuring Elmo as the Nutcracker. Jamie Foxx (playing an action figure of himself) performs with Elmo with Tiffany Curl in the role of Clara. The credits list "Nutcracker Medley" with credit to Jamie Foxx.
- In the Sesame Street Christmas coloring book Here Comes Christmas!, a Sesame Street Pageant is featured of The Nutcracker.
- In the book Love, Elmo, Zoe draws a picture of the Sugar Plum Fairy from The Nutcracker on a card for Abby Cadabby.
- Nutcracker Scandal by Andrew Logchin
- The success of this year's new production of "The Nutcracker", was last night in jeopardy after a shock revelation that the prima ballerina is under age. The rumor is that Miss Lily Lewis is only 14 years of age, and therefore she should not be performing nightly in the production. The Nutcracker has always had young girls starring in some of its major roles, but there are stringent labor laws in place to protect these children from exploitation. Last night, the director of the company, Dame Edna R