The Russian State Ballet and Opera House

The Nutcracker

Sat 25 Nov, 7.30pm

The Anvil

  • Tickets: £33, £31; Over 65s, under 16s and f/t students £31, £29 (includes £2 booking fee)

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to a dazzling performance of the most famous ballet in the world – The NutcrackerThe Russian State Ballet and Opera House is back to delight you with a vibrant and enchanting production. 

The Nutcracker is a seasonal favourite. Snow flurries, sweets, princes, magic and love are just some of the elements that are brought together by this renowned Russian company. A much loved ballet, full of familiar music such as the Waltz of the Flowers and the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, the story is based on The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by E.T.A. Hoffmann. It tells the story of a little girl whose godfather gives her a Nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve, and the magic begins...

This is the ultimate fairy-tale where goodness and beauty triumph.

The Nutcracker continues to capture the hearts and imaginations 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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