Clara has a dream…

The 2018 Nutcracker is officially HERE! Today, The Washington Ballet opens its 40-performance run of our charmingly-DC version of The Nutcracker. Washington DC’s favorite holiday tradition turns 15 this year.

Enjoy the official 2018 Nutcracker trailer with appearances from the alluring Sugar Plum Fairy, enchanting Cherry Blossoms, and an intense battle between our hero The Nutcracker and the Rat King. Will good triumph over evil?

You’re invited. See The Nutcracker live at The Warner Theatre from November 29 to December 28. Tickets can be found at

Film by Iron Rose Productions with special thanks to S&R Foundation

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