the nutcracker from the inland Pacific ballet!
There's magic in the air as the Inland Pacific Dance prepare to present their glittering production of The Nutcracker, coming to the Lewis Family Playhouse this December! One of the most sought-after holiday season events, this is one that'll fill the whole family with the Christmas spirit!
The story of The Nutcracker was originally written by E.T.A. Hoffmann and the beautiful score which accompanies this world-famous ballet was created by Tchaikovsky and received its debut over 100 years ago in 1892.
What is the story?
One snowy Christmas Eve, at a great townhouse where a party is in full swing, local magician Herr Drosselmeyer with gifts for the children, including a wooden nutcracker for Clara, the oldest child. When the clock strikes twelve an adventure begins and the Nutcracker comes to life, leading our heroine Clara into a war between mice and tin soldiers, and into the enchanted Land of Sweets where a festival awaits them.