Russian State Ballet present: The Nutcracker

Fri 16 Nov 2018 | 7.30pm

The Russian State Ballet and Opera House presents: The Nutcracker –A lavish Ballet for the festive season.

Music by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky

 Featuring live Orchestra with over 30 musicians

 ‘For many people, The Nutcracker is the true curtain-raiser to Christmas, bringing a special magic to the advent season. This production holds nothing back in any department, and the audience was rewarded with a show of great power and presence.’ – Jim Gillespie, Review Hub.

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to your local theatre for a dazzling production of the most famous Ballet in the world – The Nutcracker.

Traditionally, Russian State Ballet and Opera House is back for their annual UK tour with the vibrant, and enchanting full touring ballet production.

The Nutcracker is an eternal seasonal favourite directed and choreographed by the former award winning Bolshoi Ballet Soloist, Konstantin Uralsky.

Snow flurries, sweets, princes, magic and love are just some of the elements that will be brought together by this renowned Russian company. A highly accessible ballet, full of familiar music such as the ‘Waltz of the Flowers’ and the ‘Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy’.

The Nutcracker continues to capture the hearts and imagination of different generations from all over the world. It is a truly captivating piece of theatre, a wonderful introduction to ballet for anyone who has never experienced it and retains its appeal for anyone who is familiar with it.

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Stalls, Grand Circle & Upper Circle: £33.50 adults, £31.50 concessions, £22.50 children, £28.50 restricted view

Running Times:

Doors to bars: 6.30pm
Doors to seats: 7.00pm
Show start: 7.30pm
Interval: 8.15pm
Act 2: 8.35pm
Show end: 9.20pm

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