Experience a magical Christmas ballet with the whole family
At the stroke of midnight on Christmas Eve, little Clara finds herself embarking on the magical adventure of a lifetime when her gift, a Nutcracker, comes to life! Be whisked away with Clara, to the enchanting Land of Sweets where the Sugar Plum Fairy watches over whimsical snowflakes and pirouetting lollies.
For the eighth consecutive season, Ben Stevenson’s dreamlike choreography and Tchaikovsky’s enduring score will charm all ages and bring a bit of magic to your Christmas celebrations. This enchanting production is the perfect festive ballet for the whole family to enjoy.
Choreographer Ben Stevenson OBE
Composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor Nigel Gaynor
Music performed by Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Costume Designer Desmond Heeley
Set Designer Thomas Boyd
Lighting Designer David Walters
The Nutcracker is generously supported by Valmai Pidgeon
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