The Nutcracker

Clara and the Nutcracker fly off to the Land of Sugar Plums in "The Nutcracker" in its 28th Season at the Puppet Co. playhouse. Christopher Piper
Performance Dates

A Washington tradition for 30 years, "The Nutcracker" is the story of Clara-Marie’s favorite toy, and their adventures together in the Land of the Sugerplum Fairy.  Music from Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet blends with marionettes and costume characters to create this unique production.

Production Information

Approximate Running Time
50 minutes


Mother and Ensemble
Drosselmeyer and Ensemble
Mouse King and Ensemble
Fritz, Nutcracker and Ensemble
Clara and Ensemble

Creative Team

Set Designer
Adapted From
Tchaikovsky's ballet, "The Nutcracker."