The Royal Ballet: Ivanov/Wright The Nutcracker

Main House Theatre  |  Saturday 4 January

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Discover the enchantment of ballet with this sparkling festive treat for the whole family. Julia Trevelyan Oman’s period designs bring festive charm to Peter Wright’s beloved Royal Ballet production, as fairytale magic comes together with spectacular dancing in this unforgettable classic ballet.

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.

Cast:
THE SUGAR PLUM FAIRY Anna Rose O’Sullivan
THE PRINCE Marcelino Sambé
HERR DROSSELMEYER Thomas Whitehead
CLARA Sophie Allnatt
HANS-PETER/THE NUTCRACKER Leo Dixon

Creatives:
CHOREOGRAPHY Peter Wright after Lev Ivanov
MUSIC Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
SCENARIO Marius Petipa after E.T.A. Hoffmann
PRODUCTION AND SCENARIO Peter Wright
DESIGNER Julia Trevelyan Oman
LIGHTING DESIGNER Mark Henderson
PRODUCTION CONSULTANT Roland John Wile