“To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful… This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking” ― Agnes De Mille
6 – 10 December 2017
Radiance merriment and a euphoric enchantment, The Nutcracker is a charming Christmas spectacular that will set your feet to dancing and fill your heart with joy!
Join young Clara on her adventures as her beautifully crafted Nutcracker doll comes alive and transforms into a handsome prince. Waging a battle with the fierce Mouse King and the army of mice with grand bravura, the Prince emerges victorious with Clara’s help. She is then whisked off on a magical journey to the magnificent Land of Snow and the enchanting Kingdom of Sweets, where she meets the Snow Queen and the Sugar Plum Fairy.
Based on a story by E.T.A Hoffmann, and with additional choreography and staging by Artistic Director Janek Schergen, The Nutcracker is set to some of the world’s most vibrant and iconic tunes by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. This enchanting ballet features a breath-taking costumes and spectacular sets by local designer Aaron Yap, as well as characters that will dance their way into your hearts!
Start your very own annual tradition with your loved ones at one of the world’s most beloved holiday celebrations and create joyous memories to remember for years!
Date/Time6 December 2017, 8pm 7 December 2017, 8pm 8 December 2017, 8pm 9 December 2017, 1pm and 8pm 10 December 2017, 1pm and 8pmVenueEsplanade TheatreTickets$35, $55, $75 (Sistic Fees Apply)Early Bird1 September – 21 September 2017General Sales1 September 2017 – 21 September 2017