About the show
As snow falls in Edwardian London on Christmas Eve, Clara is gifted an enchanted Nutcracker who leads her on an exciting journey. As they cross unfamiliar but fantastical lands Clara must battle the dastardly Mouse King, meet a handsome stranger, and marvel at a hot air balloon ride over a snowy wonderland.
With over 100 dancers and musicians bringing this Christmas treat to life, Nutcracker is based on E. T. A. Hoffmann's story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King and features a famous score by Tchaikovsky. This production's concept is the work of Wayne Eagling and Toer van Schayk, with Eagling also providing choreography.
Further casting and creatives are to be announced.
Its luscious costumes, breath-taking choreography and captivating story has kept audiences rapt every Christmas. Don’t miss the English National Ballet’s Nutcracker when it returns to the London Coliseum on 10 December 2020.
Recommended forNutcracker is an anticipated sell-out every year, thanks to its broad appeal and transporting wintry story for all ages to enjoy. The perfect ballet to get into the festive mood, it’s advised you book early to avoid missing a trip to the Land of Snow.
Age Recommendations: TBC