The Nutcracker - Scottish Ballet

Christmas 2017 sees the return to the Festival Theatre of Scottish Ballet’s much-loved production of The Nutcracker.

The Nutcracker - Scottish Ballet

About The Nutcracker - Scottish Ballet

Evenings 7.30pm, Midweek and Saturday Matinees 2.30pm, Sunday 10 & 17 3pm Sunday 24 2pm

Duration: 2 hours (inc. 20 min interval)

Age: 4+

Christmas 2017 sees the return of Scottish Ballet’s much-loved production of The Nutcracker created by Scottish Ballet’s founder, Peter Darrell.

Share this magical story with family and friends, over forty years since it was first shown on stage. Travel on an enchanting journey with young Clara, who falls asleep after a Christmas party and dreams of helping the Nutcracker Prince defeat an army of mice.

Join her as she visits the glittering Land of Snow, where delicate snowflakes come to life and be dazzled by the Kingdom of Sweets, the enchanted realm of the Sugar Plum Fairy. Scottish Ballet’s dancers create magic in this most famous festive tale, with luxurious Victorian costumes and colourful sets. The world famous Tchaikovsky score is performed by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra.

“Joyous and magical” The Herald

“ a memorable festive experience that truly delights” Edinburgh Spotlight

“ Another triumph for Scottish Ballet’s Artistic Director Christopher Hampson and his outstanding company” Scottish Daily Express

Please note: The performance time for Sunday 24th December is 2pm not 3pm as advertised on the season brochure and the matinee performance on the 14th is now an inclusive performance.

Image credit: Andy Ross

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