WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) celebrates the holiday season by bringing DC’s favorite The Nutcracker to Washington-area audiences November 30 through December 23 at the historic Warner Theatre. The production will preview at the THEARC Theater on November 24-25.
Septime Webre’s critically acclaimed The Nutcracker transports audiences back in time to historic Washington, DC in a one-of-a-kind production set in 1882 Georgetown and starring George Washington as the heroic Nutcracker, King George III as the villainous Rat King, Anacostia Indians, frontiersmen, and many other all-American delights. Set to the iconic music of Pytor Ilych Tchaikovsky, this vibrant ballet features scenic designs by Peter Horne, costume designs by Judanna Lynn and lighting design by Tony Tucci. The Washington Ballet’s The Nutcracker has been hailed by The Washington Post as, “SIMPLY GORGEOUS! The Washington Ballet dazzles with a capital Nutcracker.” FULL PRESS RELEASE