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Ernst Cultural Center AuditoriumDecember 28, 2014 7:00 PM
8333 Little River Turnpike
Fairfax, VA 22003
More than a hundred colorfully costumed dancers are set to take the stage for the Virginia Ballet Company's much-loved performance of Tchaikovsky's holiday favorite. In fact, this "Nutcracker" has thrilled generations for more than 60 years, making it the longest-running classical ballet production in the Northern Virginia region. Audiences of all ages will enjoy the magical story of young Clara, who dreams that her new toy nutcracker soldier has come to life. Together they experience a fantastical adventure that leads them through an epic battle with the Rat King to the Sugar Plum Fairy's magical Kingdom of Sweets.
Robert E Parilla Performing Arts CenterDecember 28, 2014 5:00 PM
51 Mannakee Street
Rockville, MD 20850
This world-renowned production tells the story of a nutcracker who comes to life, taking its owner, Clara, on a fantastical journey through a magical world populated by the rose queen, sugar plum fairies and an army of evil rats. The enchanting tale is performed by companies large and small during the holiday season, as a beloved tradition. The spectacular dances and incomparable score by Tchaikovsky have cemented themselves in the hearts and imaginations of popular culture, enduring for decades as a classic.