The Nutcracker - Royal Opera House

The Nutcracker - Royal Opera House

The Nutcracker is classical ballet at its most approachable and visually entrancing – Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without it!

A young girl’s enchanted present leads her to wonderful adventures and a journey through the Land of Snow to the glittering Kingdom of Sweets. Julia Trevelyan Oman’s designs re-create a 19th century image of the festive season, with a family party in full swing, and include a magically growing Christmas tree and a battle between the villainous Mouse King and an army of toy soldiers. When Clara and Hans- Peter finally meet the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Prince, they are presented with a sparkling series of divertissements culminating in a grand pas de deux. Peter Wright’s classic production brings this enchanting story vividly to life, and Tchaikovsky’s effervescent score contains a wealth of famous melodies. A fantastic Christmas outgoing for all family. 

 

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The Nutcracker - Royal Opera House running time: 
2 hours 15 minutes
The Nutcracker - Royal Opera House Child Policy:
Suitable for 5+
The Nutcracker - Royal Opera House Performance Dates & Times
Opening date: 
Wednesday, 23 November, 2016
Closes: 
Saturday, 7 January, 2017
MatineeEvening
Monday2.30pm7.00pm
Tuesday2.00pm7.30pm
Wednesday2.30pm7.30pm
Thursday-7.30pm
Friday-7.30pm
Saturday12.00pm5.30pm
Sunday--

Royal Opera House

Address:
Bow Street, London, WC2E 9DD
Nearest tube:
Covent Garden

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