Sugar plums and snowflakes, dreams and spells –The Nutcracker is one of the world’s best-loved ballets, and this production by Peter Wright is one of the most enchanting stagings ever created. The Australian Ballet shines in this charming classic.
Sumptuously staged and set to Tchaikovsky’s celebrated score, this ballet is a truly magical experience for the whole family.
Madeleine Eastoe Sugar Plum Fairy
Kevin Jackson The Prince
Andrew Killian Drosselmeyer
Benedicte Bemet Clara
Music by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography Peter Wright, Lev Ivanov, Vincent Redmon
Production Peter Wright
Costume and set design John F Macfarlane
Original lighting design David Finn reproduced by Graham Silver
Music Director & Chief Conductor Nicolette Fraillon
Filmed live at Arts Centre Melbourne, State Theatre
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