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The Nutcracker Reviews

Warner Theatre (Washington, DC)

Reviews & Ratings

197 ratings
4.6 average rating
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59 reviews
72 stars
attended Dec 16 2008

This production of the Nutcracker was stunning. The set was so beautiful and the costumes were cheery and colorful. The time flew by, it was so enjoyable. The Washington Ballet Company are awesome.

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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 young Daniel Boone was wonderful.

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25 reviews
2 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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1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 18 2008

Great fun....a feast for the senses. The adults were super and so were the children that performed!! ...Very touching....a great night out.

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7 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 27 2008

Septime Webre's version of "The Nutcracker" is lush and gorgeous and magical and truly enchanting -- everything a performance of "The Nutcracker" should be (and too often is not). It's hard to imagine a more beautiful stage setting or...continued

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5 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 16 2008

The Nutcracker at the Warner was terrific. Sets and dancers were great and the Warner is a beautiful theater.

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 18 2008

Beautiful performance and such great seats! Will definitely be on the look out for this next year.

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2 reviews
12 stars
attended Dec 18 2008

This was my first time seeing the Nutcracker, and it was a dazzling and wonderful production. Definitely worthwhile!

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1 review
1 stars
attended Dec 16 2008

Great show -- and the seats were amazing! A good adaptation of the original Nutcracker.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 17 2008

Very nice production. Sets were beautiful. Dancing was very good.

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30 reviews
14 stars
attended Dec 28 2008

It was a fantastic presentation. I have seen the Nutcracker many times taking my children and then my grandchildren. This was the best. My six yr olld granddaughter and 5 yr old grandson, who is extremely active, sat there spellbound. THey got a...continued

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17 reviews
38 stars
attended Dec 16 2008

The performance/dancing was moderate in quality based on others I have seen before -- with a few exceptions it was unremarkable.

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 27 2008

The set design was amazing (particularly in the first act, which sets up the story). The costumes, lighting, and the use of color were also superb. My sister and I agreed that the fake snow was a bit loud as was the dancing of the younger...continued

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2 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 18 2008

The show was amazing, loved it!

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1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 28 2008

A fun event for all. I would recommend this performance for anyone at any age.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 16 2008

First time at Warner Theater. Beautiful venue for The Nutcracker.

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1 review
1 stars
attended Dec 17 2008

It was not too long and it was very magical. Great lighting and I loved the Anacostian dancers!

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17 reviews
6 stars
attended Dec 15 2010

This was a charming version of an old classic. The Washington-related details made it fresh; fun to watch and see what was coming next. Costumes were beautiful and the dancers were excellent - great to see a diverse company that reflects our...continued

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15 reviews
21 stars
attended Dec 18 2009

A lovely holiday tradition is given a Washingtonian update. And when we emerged from the theater, the snow was starting to fall! The young dancers were delightful, possessing solid training and bubbling with personality.

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