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American Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker (The Nutcracker)

American Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker

ABT's magnificent stars perform Tchaikovsky's holiday classic in a "sugar plum of a production that is both a crowd pleaser and a dancer showcase" (The New York Post).

  • Dec. 7 - 11, 2005
  • Opera House
  • Approx. 2 hours
  • $47.00 - $112.00
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About

Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director 

"Spectacular staging…stunning sets and costumes. REAL MAGIC." --The New York Times

The Nutcracker
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography by Kevin McKenzie

Featuring ABT's magnificent stars, this is the Nutcracker to see this holiday season. 

ABT brings its magnificent stars to Washington for the classic ballet fantasy featuring dancing snowflakes, a dashing prince, and Tchaikovsky's dazzling score. With its lavish sets and opulent costumes, Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie's signature version "is a sugar plum of a production that is both a crowd pleaser and a dancer showcase" (The New York Post). Whether you're six or sixty, you're sure to cherish every moment of this year's presentation of The Nutcracker, a Kennedy Center holiday tradition.  

PROGRAM SCHEDULE & PRINCIPAL CASTING
WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
MATINEE
SATURDAY
EVENING
SUNDAY
MATINEE
SUNDAY
EVENING
Dec. 7
7:30 p.m.
Dec. 8
7:30 p.m.
Dec. 9
7:30 p.m.
Dec. 10
1:30 p.m.
Dec. 10
7:30 p.m.
Dec. 11
1:30 p.m.
Dec. 11
7:30 p.m.

THE NUTCRACKER
Clara :
Reyes
Nutcracker :
H. Cornejo
Sugar Plum :
Herrera
Cavalier :
Gomes
Drosselmeyer :
Barbee

THE NUTCRACKER
Clara :
Riccetto
Nutcracker :
Saveliev
Sugar Plum :
Part
Cavalier :
Hallberg
Drosselmeyer :
Peterson

THE NUTCRACKER
Clara :
E. Cornejo
Nutcracker :
Salstein
Sugar Plum :
Kent
Cavalier :
Carreño
Drosselmeyer :
Barbee

THE NUTCRACKER
Clara :
Pavam
Nutcracker :
Lopez
Sugar Plum :
Abrera
Cavalier :
Radetsky
Drosselmeyer :
Zhurbin


THE NUTCRACKER
Clara :
Reyes
Nutcracker :
H. Cornejo
Sugar Plum :
Murphy
Cavalier :
Saveliev
Drosselmeyer :
Zhurbin



THE NUTCRACKER
Clara :
E. Cornejo
Nutcracker :
Salstein
Sugar Plum :
Part
Cavalier :
Hallberg
Drosselmeyer :
Barbee

THE NUTCRACKER
Clara :
Riccetto
Nutcracker :
Radetsky
Sugar Plum :
Reyes
Cavalier :
H. Cornejo
Drosselmeyer :
Peterson
             

NOTE: Schedule and casting subject to change

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