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Talk Ballet - The Nutcracker

Fri 03 Dec to Fri 17 Dec 2021

Evenings 6.30pm

Festival Theatre

Box Office: 0131 529 6000

Ticket prices

From £2

Talk Ballet - Scottish Ballet's The Nutcracker

Hear about the making of the production direct from members of our Artistic and Engagement teams. This fascinating half-hour talk is the perfect way to learn more about the show before you take your seat.

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.

Capital Theatres aim to be accessible to all. We are committed to making your visit to our theatres as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. All of our Front of House staff undergo disability awareness training and Dementia Friend Training and will be pleased to assist you should you require any information or help. 

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