Russian Grand Ballet
Formed of the three most established ballet schools in Russia, The Russian Grand Ballet comprises the country's biggest rising ballet stars. Now touring the world, they are performing the most famous festive ballet of all; The Nutcracker. This enchanting work, choreographed by Marius Petipa and composed by Tchaikovsky, is an out of this world tale of friendship set against the backdrop of the wonderful world of the Sugar Plum Fairy.
What is The Nutcracker about?
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 Marsha, the oldest child. When the clock strikes twelve an adventure begins and the Nutcracker comes to life, leading our heroine Marsha into a war between mice and tin soldiers, and into the enchanted Land of Sweets where a festival awaits them.