|1st Dec 2021 to 31st Dec 2021|
|Evenings 7.30pm, Matinees on selected dates|
Festival Theatre Edinburgh
13/29 Nicolson Street , Edinburgh South EH8 9FT
|Visit the event website here|
A magical family adventure
Costumes plucked from the most gorgeous chocolate box; Tchaikovsky’s score to transport you to a land of dreams; and a story lifted straight from the pages of a classic fairy tale.
We follow Clara on a journey through the worlds of her imagination, as she drifts off to sleep on Christmas Eve. She meets the dashing Nutcracker Prince, takes on the larger-than-life Rat King, and is whisked into the luscious land of sweets by the Sugar Plum Fairy!
This winter, banish the dark skies and enjoy a visual feast as we take you and your family on a fantastical adventure. With choreography by Scottish Ballet founder Peter Darrell, and live music played by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra, this ever-popular ballet is the perfect Christmas treat.
Please note, Scottish Ballet's The Nutcracker was rescheduled from Christmas 2020 to Christmas 2021 due to Covid-19.
While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment. All information (whether in text or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact.
Maestro Will Pickvance accompanies live on piano four of his favourite short films from those masters of comedy Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy.
Jools Holland and his much loved Rhythm & Blues Orchestra will return to the Festival Theatre on Friday 16th July 2021.
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival is delighted to welcome back Curtis Stigers with his own top class US band. His shows have been outstanding highlights of the Festival’s last decade.
You Loved Them For A Reason... now, for the first time, you can see this sensational new musical at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh and relive one of the world's biggest ever boybands, The Osmonds!
Far out to sea, where land-based networks begin to crackle and skip on the boundaries of their limited existence, our lonesome sailor sits, motionless at first, then rising slowly.
[dream]ENGINE harnesses the ethereal quality of dreams through immersive AV design, somatic choreography and the art of contortion.