Bolshoi Ballet – The Nutcracker

By September 30, 2020
When:
December 20, 2020 @ 3:00 pm Europe/Dublin Timezone
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Where:
Whale Theatre
Cost:
Free
Bolshoi Ballet - The Nutcracker @ Whale Theatre

Welcome back to The Whale Theatre! After a long interval of almost 6 months, we’re thrilled to be back for the “Second Act” and we can’t wait to see you all again! Things will be a bit different, so please read our “Second Act Charter” in full before booking your tickets and check it again before attending a show. 

This is a socially distanced performance which adheres to current Covid-19 guidelines. There will be a maximum of 40 tickets available and new policies and procedures will be in place at the theatre. If you have any questions, please email ask@whaletheatre.ie

Music Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Choreography Yuri Grigorovich

Libretto Yuri Grigorovich (after E.T.A. Hoffmann and Marius Petipa)

Cast Margarita Shrainer (Marie), Semyon Chudin (The Nutcracker), Denis Savin (Drosselmeyer), Alexandre Vodopetov (The Mouse King), and the Bolshoi Corps de ballet

Synopsis

 On Christmas Eve, Marie receives a nutcracker doll as a gift.  In her dreams, the toy turns into a courageous and charming prince, who takes the girl on an unforgettable adventure.

About the ballet

 This eternal holiday classic is the Bolshoi’s ode to wonder and imagination. Audiences of all ages will be carried away on an enchanting journey of their dreams with young Marie and her Prince through a whirlwind of snowflakes, an intense battle against a Mouse King, and finally, a kingdom of delights on the Bolshoi’s majestic stage.