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Social Pictures: The Nutcracker At The Gaiety Theatre


By Holly O'Neill
18th Nov 2016
Social Pictures: The Nutcracker At The Gaiety Theatre

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This Wednesday, Ballet Ireland returned with?The Nutcracker, at the Gaiety Theatre.

The Nutcracker is one of the world’s favourite ballets, coming this year with Ballet Ireland to stages throughout Ireland this season.?This timeless classic, complete with?glittering costumes?and Tchaikovsky’s?beloved & sumptuous score, takes audiences on a?wondrous adventure full of?quintessential Christmas magic.

It’s Christmas Eve. A marvellous party is taking place where the mysterious Uncle Drosselmeyer brings gifts for all the children. When midnight strikes, very strange things start to happen … The Christmas tree grows to incredible heights??Clara’s magical Christmas gift, her Nutcracker, leads them into a fairy-tale world?With her heroic Nutcracker at her side, Clara defeats the Mouse King and his army of mice, and they journey to the Land of Snow and the Kingdom of Sweets together.

This holiday season, experience the beauty and magic of Ballet Ireland’s?Nutcracker, performed by an international cast of world-class dancers, with the whole family.

Check out the pictures from the opening night of The Nutcracker in the Gaiety Theatre above.

Performances: Wednesday 16 – Saturday 19 November, 7.30pm, Saturday 19 November, 2.30pm. Tickets: €26 – €45 (Including Ticket Master booking fees).