The Nutcracker Ballet, which is a two-hour-long show, will be staged at London’s Royal Opera House until January 2, 2022. The ticket prices range between £43–£135.
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What is the show about?
The plot of the show follows Clara, a young girl who is given a Nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve. As midnight strikes, she creeps downstairs from her bedroom to see the magical adventure awaiting her and her Nutcracker doll.
Magician Drosselmeyer transforms her drawing-room into a battlefield where the mice and toy soldiers are fighting. Clara saves her Nutcracker’s life in the battle which breaks the spell transforming him from a toy to a boy.
Clara and the Nutcracker then head to the Kingdom of Sweets and meet the Sugar Plum Fairy who helps them partake in more wonderful adventures.
Can I watch The Nutcracker ballet on TV?
The New York City Ballet’s version of The Nutcracker can be viewed on Marquee TV. Viewers can head to their official website to stream the show.