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The Washington Ballet: The Nutcracker

Warner Theatre (Washington, DC)

Reviews & Ratings

86 ratings
4.6 average rating
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1 review
0 stars
attended Nov 30 2012

Wonderful sets, lush costumes, and inspired lighting. The George Washington nutcracker, colonial soldiers, native americans, and cherry blossoms were fabulous twists on... continued

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4 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 07 2012

A beautiful production - I had tears in my eyes throughout the evening. The only reason it's not a five star production is the canned music - would have loved to see it with a live orchestra!

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7 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 01 2012

I invited my friends to join me for the Nutcracker, and as one commented, it was a magical night! Septime Weber's choreography is always so creative, and the set design... continued

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Goldstar Member Red Velvet
51 events
21 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 05 2012

This production of the NUTCRACKER BALLET was the most beautiful and creative ever ! The music and dance performance was flawless but the children, their costumes, and all... continued

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9 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 07 2012

WOW! I was really impressed. I'm from Chicago where I've attended the Joffrey Ballet's Nutcracker and also viewed Moscow's Ballet Nutcracker several times. I wasn't... continued

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 06 2012

I have seen several Nutcraker shows around the country. This DC version was very good.

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24 reviews
10 stars
attended Dec 06 2012

Lovely dancers with skill and grace. I didn't mind the piped-in music at all - nor did my friend. The costumes are gorgeous, kids are cute, and the story is (of course)... continued

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11 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 30 2012

We try to go every year and loved it as usual. This is the only ballet I can get my 21-year-old son to attend. We especially loved it this year that we went early to grab... continued

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10 reviews
15 stars
attended Dec 08 2012

I found this Nutcracker to be absolutely charming. While traditionalists might be upset by the relocation of the ballet to America, it is actually a very subtle change... continued

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8 reviews
7 stars
attended Dec 12 2012

terrific dancing and staging. Wonderful energy.

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8 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 13 2012

Unexpectedly finger food was pleasantly served in the foyer before the show.. A mixture of dress up/dress down. Although recorder music is disappointing the show is so... continued

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7 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 13 2012

Love the Washington, DC, setting, especially highlighting the cherry blossoms, and Septime Weber's athletic and often-amusing choreography. The costumes are enchanting,... continued

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6 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 06 2012

I love ballet and I love the Nutcracker and am seeing 3 productions this Christmas. The Washington Ballet was my first and it was thoroughly enjoyable! The scenery was rich and did not disappoint. Neither did the costumes. A WONDERUL Nutcracker!

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DC Theatergoer
39 events
6 reviews
13 stars
attended Dec 07 2012

The dance and scenery were lovely. It was a nice holiday event. However, I have to agree with the critics that said the performance is seriously diminished by the lack... continued

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5 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 30 2012

Good performance. Really enjoyed seeing the young performers. Beautiful stage settings.

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4 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 21 2012

I love the ballet and my grandchildren love the story of the Nutcracker. When I surprised them with tickets to the show, they were delighted! This was one of the... continued

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 13 2012

The stage, props, costumes were amazing. The dancing was very good too :) The kids were adorable.

Only complaint is with the theater policies: food is allowed and the... continued

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4 reviews
16 stars
attended Dec 05 2012

We really enjoyed this production of the Nutcrackerlast night, but missed not having a live orchestra. The costumes, sets, and dancing were marvelous. It was a more... continued

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 05 2012

Wonderfu production! Premier seats for the price we paid. Would highly recommend to everyone.

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4 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 13 2012

WONDERFUL!! I and my date had a great time enjoying a Christmas classic!!

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