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"The Nutcracker"
11 ratings
4.3 average rating
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5 events
5 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 26 2010

While the beginning Christmas and family-oriented setting were per script, the professional ballet dancers stole the show. What a nice surprise to have at Fairfax High School. Too bad not better advertised. The theater could have sat so many more....continued

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9 events
7 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 28 2010

The Nutcracker was an excellent performance that we enjoyed very much.

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alimaa23
11 events
5 reviews
15 stars
attended Nov 26 2010

Even my husband and 2 boys loved it!!! Much more financially sensible and enjoyable by all senses alternative to highly expensive Kennedy Center production's alternative!!! Loved it!!!

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The Fairfax Ballet’s Nutcracker is “a stunning presentation of Tchaikovsky’s opulent holiday masterpiece” and has been delighting the greater Washington Area for over twenty years.  Professional guest artists from Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico, the San Francisco Ballet, the Joffrey Ballet and Ballet Tucson are featured, along with students from the Russell School of Ballet.   Be captivated by this magical production that enchants children and adults alike.

Featuring Performances by Professional Guest Artists:

Marcela Figueroa of Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico as the Sugar Plum Fairy

Robert Rosario of Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico as the Cavalier

Benjamin Tucker of Ballet Tucson as the Nutcracker Prince

John Finnigan as the Mouse King and principal male in “Tea” (“Chinese”)

Derek Lauer of Ballet Tucson as principal male in “Coffee” (“Arabian”) and “Trepak” (“Russian”)

Isaiah Alatorre, formerly of Chicago Ballet, as the Soldier Doll and principal male in “Waltz of the Flowers”

Gregory Russell, formerly of the San Francisco Ballet and the Joffrey Ballet, as Herr Drosselmeyer

Mariah Carey Evangel Christmas Celebration 2016 <em>Into the Woods</em> <em>Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical</em> <em>Black Side of the Moon</em> <em>Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley</em> Septime Webre's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>The Secret Garden</em> <em>Carousel</em> <em>The Second City's Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue</em>