On Stage Now Near Monroe Street Market: The Washington Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’
Sparkling sets, whirling Sugar Plus Fairies, and Tchaikovsky’s timeless music. The holidays just wouldn’t be complete without the magic of The Nutcracker. This spectacular show should be a yearly tradition for your family to get into the seasonal spirit, especially when performed by the masterful team from The Washington Ballet. Led by the artistic direction of Julie Kent and choreography by Septime Webre, The Nutcracker follows Clara through a fairy-tale world of dancing toy soldiers and dazzling snowflakes amidst some of the most breathtaking winter scenes you could imagine. Add to that the Tchaikovsky score that reminds everyone of the holidays, and you have a performance that ballet lovers and novices alike will adore.
The Washington Ballet’s The Nutcracker takes the stage at the Warner Theatre through December 29. Choose from matinee or evening performances, and don’t forget that tickets make a lovely holiday gift.