Septime Webre's American History Adaptation of The Nutcracker from Washington Ballet
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The last date listed for The Nutcracker was Friday December 23, 2011 / 7:00pm.
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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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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
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
Originally founded as The Washington School of Ballet in 1944 by legendary ballet pioneer Mary Day and incorporated as a professional company in 1976, The Washington Ballet (TWB) is one of the pre-eminent ballet organizations in the United States. TWB built an international reputation presenting bold works by choreographers from around the world, including Choo San Goh, Christopher Wheeldon, Mark Morris, Twyla Tharp and Nacho Duato, as well as Neoclassical masterworks and fresh staging of 19th century classics. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Septime Webre and Managing Director Arthur Espinoza, Jr., TWB has embraced a three-part mission: ensuring excellence in its professional performance company; growing the next generation of dancers through its Washington School of Ballet; and serving the community in which it resides through robust community engagement programs.