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Then comes the file Waltz of the games Flowers, with a version shimmering Dewdrop dancing among the lovely blooms, and finally, the Sugarplum Fairy returns with her Cavalier to episodes perform a majestic dance.
Under 26s 10 off Price bands A-C on Wed-Fri performances (A-B on Thu matinee).In relief and sheer exhaustion, Marie, Misha and the Nutcracker instruction collapse on the bed.To crown everything, Nikolai unhitches his old mare and, to everyone's amazement, they energetically dance together.Magically he tweaks bright fresh oranges from the guests ears, hats, and clothes as fighting well as producing a pair of dancing bears, one of them on skates.With the ingenuity nutcracker of despair Marie and Misha save the Nutcracker by combining forces to banish wars the frenzied cats and dogs and they conquer the Tsar model of the Mice toledo with their feather pillows.Nikolai and Baba, transformed into the Grand Duke and Duchess, are there to greet them.The Alexandrinsky watermark Theatre games used to be the favourite theatre of the royal family.Now that the Mouse fighting King is dead, an ancient spell has been broken, and the Nutcracker is transformed into a handsome prince.Four neighbouring families arrive and the dancing begins.Friends of English National Ballet 20 off Stalls, Dress and Upper Circle seats, max 6 per person.Meanwhile, fighting the cruel Tsar of the Mice challenges the Nutcracker to mortal combat nutcracker and all seems lost.All of a sudden, a mysterious man dressed in red appears in a sleigh.The meaning of Mariinsky Theatre for russian ballet history and for The Nutcracker performance can not be underestimated.As he presents Marie with the Mouse Kings crown, she recognizes him as Herr Drosselmeiers nephew.Everyone dances for the two children: Hot Chocolate from Spain, Chinese Tea, Coffee from Arabia, the Candy Canes, the Marzipan Shepherdesses, and Mother Ginger, sword with her eight little polichinelles. Back to, george Balanchine's The Nutcracker.
Renowned French stage designer Jérôme Kaplan worked on the choreography.