Venue Details

457 Star Starred
Warner Theatre
513 13th Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20004
202-783-4000
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Member Tips

If you go to a 7:00 performance do not order from the pre-theater menu at Ceiba Resturant.
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Not enough time.
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Dinner begins at 5:30
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Be early!!
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Eric Peterson
For the Warner Theatre, take the Metro - driving there isn't worth the headache.
info Dec 19 2008 star this tip starred
Eric Peterson
Out of respect for the performers and your fellow audience members, be on time for the show.
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Reviews & Ratings

197 ratings
4.6 average rating
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1 review
1 stars
attended Dec 16 2008

The best Nutcracker performance I've seen in a long time. It was truly magical.

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8 reviews
12 stars
attended Dec 18 2008

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... continued

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24 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 17 2008

The best presentation of a version of Nutcracker that we have seen. Great staging, beautiful dancing. My 8 year old son enjoyed it as much as i did.

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More Information

Website

http://www.washingtonballet.org/_webapp_2902530/The_Nutcracker

Quotes & Highlights

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

Description

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.