Scottish Ballet: The Nutcracker
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Scottish Ballet presents the story of a beautiful nutcracker doll whose magical adventures are played out to Tchaikovsky's classic score, featuring designs by Antony McDonald and choreography by Ashley Page.
An enchanted dolls' house, an evil governess, and a nutcracker who may just be a handsome prince in disguise – prepare to enter a magical new world …
Following on from the hugely successful productions Cinderella and The Sleeping Beauty comes a revival of The Nutcracker, a sweet yet deliciously sharp take on ETA Hoffman's original story Nutcracker and the King of Mice.
This fresh and vivid retelling of the famous Christmas story features Antony McDonald's stunning sets and costumes, Ashley Page's breathtaking choreography and Tchaikovsky's sumptuous score performed live by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra.
'A Nutcracker like no other … full of mettle and class.' – The Herald
'This is still such stuff as dreams are made on.' – The Daily Mail
Choreography: Ashley Page
Music: Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Designs: Antony McDonald
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