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The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker

December 17 @ 14:00pm - 16:45pm

The Nutcracker

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The Royal Ballet

Discover the enchantment of ballet with this sparkling festive treat for the whole family.Running

Join Clara at a delightful Christmas Eve party that becomes a magical adventure once
everyone else is tucked up in bed. Marvel at the brilliance of Tchaikovsky’s score, as Clara
and her enchanted Nutcracker fight the Mouse King and visit the Sugar Plum Fairy in the
glittering Kingdom of Sweets. Peter Wright’s much-loved production for The Royal Ballet,
with gorgeous period designs by Julia Trevelyan Oman, keeps true to the spirit of this festive
ballet classic, combining the thrill of the fairy tale with spectacular dancing.

170 minutes (including one interval)

Choreography Peter Wright after Lev Ivanov
Music Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
Original scenario Marius Petipa after E.T.A. Hoffman
Production and scenario Peter Wright
Designer Julia Trevelyan Oman
Lighting designer Mark Henderson
Production consultant Roland John Wiley
Conductor Andrew Litton
Cast Anna Rose O’Sullivan, Marcelino Sambé
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House


December 17
14:00pm - 16:45pm
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