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Wagga Wagga

Clara captivates in Moscow Ballet's The Nutcracker

By , 09 April 2018
****1
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Montreal

Three reasons to see a Sunday matinée of Casse Noisette

By , 17 December 2017
***11
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London

English National Ballet: The Nutcracker

By , 13 December 2017
****1
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San Francisco

San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker an oasis of delight

By , 13 December 2017
****1
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Edinburgh

Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker is a festive delight at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre.

By , 09 December 2017
****1
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London

A cloud of glitter: Sir Peter Wright's Nutcracker returns to The Royal Ballet

By , 05 December 2017
****1
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Boston

The Nutcracker: Boston Ballet's elegant take on a Christmas classic

By , 03 December 2017
***11
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Zürich

A mix of soap and sweetmeats: The Nutcracker and the Mouse King in Zurich

By , 14 October 2017
***11
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Moscow

Musicality over Christmas glitters in the Bolshoi's Nutcracker

By , 23 December 2016
****1
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Florence

A Nutcracker cracking at the seams in Florence

By , 22 December 2016
**111
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London

Confusion in the chocolate box: a return for Wayne Eagling’s Nutcracker at ENB

By , 14 December 2016
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San Francisco

San Francisco Ballet brings on the holidays with Tomasson's elegant, classic Nutcracker.

By , 10 December 2016
****1
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New York City

The magic of The Nutcracker at NYC Ballet

By , 25 November 2016
***11
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London

Sparkle and glamour: The Royal Ballet's Nutcracker heralds the festive season

By , 23 November 2016
****1
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Washington

The Nutcracker: A Midwinter Night’s Dream

By , 23 November 2016
****1
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Paris

Tcherniakov triumphs with Iolanta, but hobbles Nutcracker at the Garnier

By , 11 March 2016
***11
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Moscow

After a half century, the Bolshoi's Nutcracker continues to enchant

By , 19 December 2015
*****
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San Francisco

San Francisco Ballet’s Nutcracker ushers in the holiday

By , 16 December 2015
****1
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London

Good things in English National Ballet's flawed Nutcracker at the Coliseum

By , 16 December 2015
***11
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Costa Mesa

Ratmansky’s Nutcracker: Beautiful dancing and design, but a missed opportunity

By , 11 December 2015
***11
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London

Let it snow! Christmas arrives in Covent Garden with The Royal Ballet's Nutcracker

By , 08 December 2015
****1
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Washington

Frenetic but fun: Septime Webre's Nutcracker for the Washington National Ballet

By , 05 December 2015
***11
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Seattle

Pacific Northwest Ballet's debut of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

By , 28 November 2015
*****
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Toronto

National Ballet of Canada's slippery Nutcracker

By , 13 December 2014
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San Francisco

San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker ushers in the holiday season

By , 12 December 2014
****1
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New York City

Murphy and Whiteside magical in ABT’s last NYC Nutcracker run

By , 12 December 2014
****1
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London

English National Ballet’s Nutcracker: nearly there.

By , 11 December 2014
***11
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Tokyo

American Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker in Japan

By , 20 February 2014
****1
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Calgary

A Stripe version of The Nutcracker by Alberta Ballet

By , 24 December 2013
**111
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Montreal

Les Grands Ballets celebrate 50 years of magic with The Nutcracker

By , 14 December 2013
****1
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London

English National Ballet's Edwardian Nutcracker

By , 11 December 2013
****1
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San Francisco

San Francisco Ballet shines once again in Nutcracker

By , 11 December 2013
****1
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Birmingham

Birmingham Royal Ballet's The Nutcracker enchants the West Midlands

By , 22 November 2013
****1
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London

The Nutcracker with The Royal Ballet

By , 10 December 2012
****1
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London

Peter Schaufuss' Nutcracker

By , 25 July 2012
**111
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Princeton

American Repertory Ballet's Nutcracker is a tasty holiday side dish

By , 25 November 2011
***11
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New York City

The Holiday Season begins with George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

By , 25 November 2011
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Madrid

Un Cascanueces sin brillo en los Teatros del Canal de Madrid

By , 06 May 2017
***11
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Heidelberg

Tschaikowskys Nussknacker mit dem russischen Staatsballett – ein faszinierendes Weihnachtswunder

By , 18 December 2015
****1
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Salzburg

Weihnachtliches Zauberwerk - der Nussknacker des Salzburger Landestheaters

By , 16 December 2014
****1
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Paris

Féérie à l’Opéra Bastille avec le Casse-Noisette de Rudolf Noureev

By , 26 November 2014
****1
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