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The Nutcracker
Information for The Nutcracker at Royal Opera House, West End (Dance or ballet). This enchanting story tells the tale of how Clara is given a wooden nutcracker as a Christmas present by Dr Drosselmeyer. During the Christmas party Clara and her brother Fritz fight over the nutcracker doll. Later that night Clara wakes and looks for the Nutcracker doll. When the clock strikes twelve, giant mice appear and fight with the toy soldiers. The nutcracker doll comes to life and joins in the battle. Clara finally kills the King Mouse with her shoe and The Nutcracker Doll is transformed into a handsome prince who takes Clara through the land of snow to the Kingdom of Sweet and the Palace of the Sugar Plum Fairy.
Approximate runtime 170minutes (including any interval).
Age Advisory: 5+ This production includes a gunshot and cannonshot approximately 30 minutes into Act I.
Music Tchaikovsky. Company The Royal Ballet. Company Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. Conductor Barry Wordsworth. Choreographer Peter Wright (after Lev Ivanov). Choreographer Marius Petipa (original scenario). Choreographer Peter Wright (productionn and scenario). Design Julia Trevelyan Oman. Lighting Mark Henderson. Other Roland John Wiley (production consultant).

The Nutcracker


Tuesday, 5th December 2017 to Wednesday, 10th January 2018.
Times vary, check with Box Office
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The Nutcracker at Royal Opera House, West EndQTix Codes:
Listing: L01301498937
Production: T1432380412
Event: S846
Venue: V377
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