Nutcracker!

Dir.Matthew Bourne/New Adventures

Clara, Cupid/ Salder's Wells Theatre, UK tour/2002-04

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With family-sized helpings of Bourne’s trademark wit, pathos and magical fantasy, Nutcracker! follows Clara’s bittersweet journey from a darkly comic Christmas Eve at Dr. Dross’ Orphanage, through a shimmering, ice-skating winter wonderland to the scrumptious candy kingdom of Sweetieland.

'DELICIOUSLY FUNNY. A MASTERCLASS IN HOW TO HAVE WITTY AND WONDERFUL FUN WITH TCHAIKOVSKY’S ICONIC BALLET'

Times

'KITSCH, CERTAINLY, BUT BEAUTIFULLY COOKED! AND SERVED UP WITH A SHINING EAGERNESS BY THE CAST'

Financial Times