Nutcracker on Ice at London Palladium
The Imperial Ice Stars' The Nutcracker on Ice , opens at the London Palladium, 25 Oct 2013, following previews from 24 Oct for a short run to 3 Nov 2013, as part of a uk tour.
The show will also feature ITV’s Dancing on Ice duo Keith Chegwin and Olga Sharutenko..
The Nutcracker on Ice marks the first time in almost 36 years that the London Palladium stage will be transformed into an ice rink.
Over the last nine years, The Imperial Ice Stars have performed to almost four million people across five continents, at some of the world’s most prestigious venues – London’s Royal Albert Hall and Sadler’s Wells, Singapore’s new Marina Bay Sands Grand Theatre, Montreal’s Place des Arts and Moscow’s Red Square. This troupe has built up a worldwide following and established a reputation for their sophisticated portrayals of classic works, and for executing complex and daring manoeuvres on the ice. Their previous world tours include Sleeping Beauty on Ice, Swan Lake on Ice and Cinderella on Ice.
The Nutcracker on Ice has choreography by Tony Mercer , Evgeny Platov, and Maxim Staviski; designed by Eamon D'Arcy; costumes by Elena Predvodeteleva. Produced by Lunchbox Theatrical Productions and Tony Mercer.
Set in early 1900s St Petersburg, The Nutcracker on Ice follows the classic Russian tale of Marie, the little girl whose love brings to life her cherished Nutcracker doll - a magical Christmas gift from her mysterious godfather Drosselmeyer - leading to adventures with the Mouse King, the enchanted Prince, and the Sugar Plum Fairy.