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Warner Theatre
513 13th Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20004
202-783-4000
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32 events
7 reviews
5 stars
The only drawback at all of the Warner Theater is that the seats are pretty tight and not made for long-legged folks. If you can get past that though, everything else was grand!
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For show that use the whole backdrop for scenery, DO NOT Get the upper balcony tickets as the view are SEVERELY obstructed
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"The Nutcracker"
59 ratings
4.6 average rating
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20 events
11 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 20 2007

Great costumes and production.

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38 events
11 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 13 2007

I have seen several different takes on The Nutcracker (including San Francisco and the Pacific Northwest Ballet). This one is good, a larger than local but smaller than others production. The local flair makes it special. I recommend it.

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32 events
9 reviews
15 stars
attended Dec 20 2007

The event was superb. The staging, costumes and orchestra were beyond remarkable. The Washington Ballet did a fabulous job with the dancers, all of whom, even the very smallest seemed well trained, focused and professional. Even the special...continued

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Description

The Washington Ballet’s artistic director Septime Webre offers up a vintage take on The Nutcracker that transports audiences back in time to historic Washington and an A-list party on the Potomac —  starring George Washington as the heroic Nutcracker and King George as the villainous Rat King, with swirling snowflakes, to-die-for costumes and Tchaikovsky’s beloved score. When the curtain rises on the second act, the stage bursts with waltzing cherry blossoms, dancing sugar plums and other enchanting adaptations that have made Webre’s Nutcracker a Washington tradition with raves from the critics and sold-out crowds.