Why See Moscow City Ballet - The Nutcracker?
A Time-Honoured Tradition
When the weather turns frosty and a festive feeling combats chattering teeth and cold toes, long standing traditions like the Moscow City Ballet's Nutcracker bring together families and spread extra cheer. The world renowned company, their founder Victor Smirnov-Golovanov and his all original choreography breathe new life into Tchaikovsky's most beloved ballet during a feverishly anticipated UK tour in January 2020.
Beginning one snowy Christmas Eve, at a great townhouse where a party is in full swing, local magician Herr Drosselmeyer arrives with gifts for the children, including a wooden nutcracker for the story's pint-sized heroine Clara. When the clock strikes twelve the adventure begins and the Nutcracker comes to life, leading Clara into a war between mice and tin soldiers, and into the enchanted Land of Sweets where the enchanting Sugar Plum Fairy awaits...
Performance date: 25 January 2020
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