Ballet in two acts (1892)
Nothing says Christmas quite like The Nutcracker, and Peter Wright’s much-loved production is a both a festive treat for the whole family and an iconic staging with a special place in the hearts of ballet fans around the world.
Join Clara at a delightful Christmas Eve party that becomes a magical adventure once everyone else is tucked up in bed. Marvel at the brilliance of Tchaikovsky’s score, as Clara (Sophie Allnatt) and her enchanted Nutcracker (Leo Dixon) fight the Mouse King and visit the Sugar Plum Fairy (Anna Rose O’Sullivan) and her Prince (Marcelino Sambé) in the glittering Kingdom of Sweets.
Julia Trevelyan Oman’s period designs bring festive charm and fairytale magic comes together with spectacular dancing in this unforgettable classic ballet.
ROH guidance: Content suitable for all ages.