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The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Ballet in a Prologue, Two Acts and Three Scenes


Choreography by Kevin McKenzie
Music by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky
Libretto by Wendy Wasserstein
Scenery by Paul Kelly
Costumes by Theoni V. Aldredge
Assistant to Mrs. Aldredge Barbara Matera
Lighting by Thomas R. Skelton, Rui Rita

World Premiere

December 12, 2000
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.

Cast:
Sandra Brown (Clara)
Angel Corella(Nutcracker-Prince)
Victor Barbee (Drosselmeyer)
Julie Kent (Sugar Plum Fairy)
Ethan Stiefel (Her Cavalier)
Gillian Murphy(Snow Queen)
Yan Chen(Dew Drop)