The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

9 Jan — 13 Jan
Lyceum Theatre
Sold out

This exquisite performance, delivered in traditional Russian style, was mesmerising… an awesome stage setting and perfect orchestral pitch that washed dream-like across the story

Sunday Business Post on The Nutcracker

Under the direction of Marina Medvetskaya, Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet has won plaudits across Russia, Scandinavia, the United States and now, the UK. This exciting, youthful and talented company returns to Sheffield Theatres after delighting audiences on previous visits.  Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet’s performances combine superb dancers and stunning costumes with a full orchestra, to create an air of magic only experienced with the classical Russian companies.

This spectacular new version of The Nutcracker, with stunning baroque designs, is an enchanting treat for the whole family and the perfect introduction to ballet. A delightfully festive tale, telling the timeless story of

Clara, who is whisked away on a fairy tale adventure by her Nutcracker Prince, this charming ballet is set to Tchaikovsky’s glorious score.


Running time: About 2 hours (including a 15 minute interval)

Performances with Extras

Live for 5

  • On sale 1 December at 5.00pm Available Thursday matinee performance
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