Presenting the best-loved ballet of all time this Christmas

The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker
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The Nutcracker Penistone Paramount

Get swept away on a magical adventure this festive season, with one of the most famous classical ballets of all time - The Nutcracker. With its combination of enchanting choreography and unforgettable music, Vienna Festival Ballet’s production of the world’s best loved ballet - back in the region by popular demand - promises to delight audiences of all ages this Christmas, with its festive setting and heartwarming story.Set to Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous score, the magical tale tells the story of Clara and her enchanted nutcracker doll. 
Clara and the Nutcracker combat the Mouse King and join the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier on a wonderful journey through the glistening Land of Snow to a kingdom made entirely of sweets. Celebrated Austrian dancer Peter Mallek founded the Vienna Festival company in 1980, after his own illustrious career as a dancer of international renown. Now in its 35th year of producing quality ballet productions, the company continues to experience remarkable success and perform great classical ballets all over the world. 
The company is well known for its beautiful and lavish hand-made costumes, as well as its commitment to bringing the greatest classical ballets to the widest possible audiences. Their productions have all the elegance and extravagance associated with the best of ballet and their reputation continues to attract some of the most talented dancers in the world. The show opens at Penistone Paramount, for one day and night only, on December 5. Call the box office on 01226 767532 to book tickets.