This publicity image released by Paul Kolnik shows Ashley Bouder, center, and Company in New York City Ballet's production of George Balanchine's "The Nutcracker." The New York City Ballet will transmit its "Nutcracker" live next week to some 560 movie theaters in 50 states, giving children across the nation a chance to see what many consider the gold standard in "Nutcrackers." The company joins a growing trend of HD transmissions of cultural events in movie theaters. (AP Photo/Paul Kolnik)