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Much acclaimed production featuring family-sized helpings of Bourne’s trademark wit, pathos and magical fantasy.
Nutcracker! follows Clara’s bittersweet journey from a darkly comic Christmas Eve at Dr. Dross’ Orphanage, through a shimmering, ice-skating winter wonderland to the scrumptious candy kingdom of Sweetieland, influenced by the lavish Hollywood musicals of the 1930’s.
Tchaikovsky’s glorious score and Anthony Ward’s delectable sets and costumes combine with Bourne’s dazzling choreography to create a fresh and charmingly irreverent interpretation of the classic. Expect a sprinkling of delicious new surprises in this reinvented production for 2022.
Evenings 7.30pm plus 2pm performance on Wednesday & 2.30pm Saturday
English Youth Ballet brings its exquisite Nutcracker to Wolverhampton in a joyous full-length classical ballet production.
Birmingham Royal Ballet return with their evergreen production of The Nutcracker, part of Birmingham’s Christmas tradition since 1990.
Ballet Theatre UK presents its critically acclaimed re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairytale.