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The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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“The Snow scene is one of the ballet’s high points, with its clusters of ballerina-snowflakes skimming about like pools of light. And in genuine Russian style, the folk dances that constitute the second act’s divertissements are sentimental, even nostalgic.” —Washington Post


The Joffrey Ballet

Ashley C. Wheater, Artistic Director

with the Norwood Middle School Choir, Bethesda, MD

The Nutcracker

Conceived and directed by Robert Joffrey

Selected choreography by Gerald Arpino

Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Running Time: 2 hrs. 5 min.

Act I: 50 minutes

Intermission 20 minutes

Act II: 52 minutes