Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker

  • Opening Night: 24 November 2017
  • Performance: 13 December 2017

Birmingham Royal Ballet’s evergreen production of The Nutcracker has been part of the city’s Christmas tradition for over 25 years.

Join young Clara as she is swept away into an enchanting winter wonderland of dancing snowflakes and a Sugar Plum Fairy. Her magical Christmas tree and her handsome prince with his army of toy soldiers are an unforgettable delight. In this most festive ballet, gigantic sets, lavish costumes, 60 dancers and a full orchestra combine to make the perfect Christmas treat for the entire family.

This world-famous production by Sir Peter Wright, with exquisite designs by John Macfarlane, is acclaimed as one of the best.

All performances feature live music from the Royal Ballet Sinfonia conducted for these performances by Koen Kessels, Paul Murphy and Philip Ellis.

  • Performance Times: Evenings at 19:30; Tuesdays, Wednesday 13 and Thursday matinees at 14:00; Saturday matinees at 14:30; Sunday at 13:00