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Stage Secrets - The Nutcracker

Sat 11 Dec 2021

Morning 11.30am

Festival Theatre

Box Office: 0131 529 6000

Ticket prices

From £6.50

Stage Secrets - The Nutcracker

Take a little time out to discover the inspirations behind The Nutcracker's choreography, characters, music and designs. This insight offers the fascinating experience of watching the company take class on stage and talking to one of the dancers afterwards about their career.

A magical family adventure

Costumes plucked from the most gorgeous chocolate box; Tchaikovsky’s score to transport you to a land of dreams; and a story lifted straight from the pages of a classic fairy tale.

We follow Clara on a journey through the worlds of her imagination, as she drifts off to sleep on Christmas Eve. She meets the dashing Nutcracker Prince, takes on the larger-than-life Rat King, and is whisked into the luscious land of sweets by the Sugar Plum Fairy!

This winter, banish the dark skies and enjoy a visual feast as we take you and your family on a fantastical adventure. With choreography by Scottish Ballet founder Peter Darrell, and live music played by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra, this ever-popular ballet is the perfect Christmas treat.

Closure information: Our staff are currently working from home so we are not able to print and send tickets to you. If you select the option to have your tickets sent to you they will be sent out when we are able to safely return to the office. As an alternative, please consider using our print at home service.

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