The iconic holiday ballet
The charming story of The Nutcracker returns courtesy of the Virginia National Ballet. The family favorite, which is set to Tchaikovsky's famous score, has planted itself in the heart of families for generations and now's that chance to make it a tradition of yours. You'll be transported to the land of snow and the kingdom of sweets with this stunning production. The visual splendor will have your eyes transfixed on this festive tale which is a true treat for all ages.
What is the story?
One snowy Christmas Eve, at a great townhouse where a party is in full swing, local magician Herr Drosselmeyer arrives with gifts for the children, including a wooden nutcracker for Clara, the oldest child. When the clock strikes twelve an adventure begins and the Nutcracker comes to life, leading our heroine Clara into a war between mice and tin soldiers, and into the enchanted Land of Sweets where a festival awaits them.