Septime Webre's American History Adaptation of The Nutcracker from Washington Ballet
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The last date listed for The Nutcracker was Friday December 23, 2011 / 7:00pm.
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Many of the sequences were inspired, and the principals all danced wonderfully. The pas de deux between two dancers in Native American costume was breathtaking, and the young Daniel Boone was wonderful.
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Simply gorgeous! Washington Ballet dazzles with a capital _ Nutcracker_. This production is truly Artistic Director Septime Webre’s greatest triumph, a showcase of his skills at stage direction and in sustaining a spectacle.” —Washington Post
A definite must-see on everyone’s holiday list, Septime Webre’s _The Nutcracker _returns to the Warner Theatre to offer a unique twist on this family favorite. Set in Washington, DC and filled with hints of Americana, this production features the heroic George Washington as the Nutcracker, King George III as the Rat King and cherry blossoms dancing on the Potomac. This is a Washington, DC tradition that cannot be missed!
All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket to enter the theater.
Ticket price includes a non-discountable $2 facility restoration fee.
About the Ticket Supplier: The Washington Ballet
Founded in 1976 by the great American ballet pioneer Mary Day and under Septime Webre’s artistic directorship since 1999, The Washington Ballet is an ensemble of powerfully athletic classical ballet dancers performing a repertory of new work and creativity. Considered one of the country’s finest ballet companies, The Washington Ballet is recognized nationally and internationally for its high standards, artistic integrity, and unwavering commitment to presenting the very best in ballet.