Sunday, 20 October 2019 - 19:30
Theatre, Southport Theatre
The Russian State Ballet and Opera House
A lavish ballet of the festive season
Music by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky
Featuring live orchestra with over 30 musicians
‘For many people, The Nutcracker is the true curtain-raiser to Christmas, bringing a special magic to the advent season. This production holds nothing back in any department, and the audience was rewarded with a show of great power and presence.’ – Jim Gillespie, Review Hub.
Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to your local theatre for a dazzling production of the most famous ballet in the world – The Nutcracker.
Traditionally, the Russian State Ballet and Opera House returns for their annual UK tour with a vibrant and enchanting full touring ballet production.
Snow flurries, sweets, princes, magic and love are just some of the elements that will be brought together by this renowned Russian company. A highly accessible ballet, full of familiar music such as the Waltz of the Flowers and the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy. The Nutcracker is an eternal seasonal favourite, directed and choreographed by the former award winning Bolshoi ballet soloist, Konstantin Uralsky.
This ballet continues to capture the hearts and imaginations of all generations across the world. It is a truly captivating piece of theatre, a wonderful introduction to ballet whilst retaining its appeal for anyone who is familiar with it.