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Tue 23 November - Sat 4 December

Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker! 2021

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Tue

23 Nov

7.30pm

From: £32.50

Wed

24 Nov

7.30pm

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Thu

25 Nov

2pm

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Thu

25 Nov

7.30pm

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Fri

26 Nov

7.30pm

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Sat

27 Nov

2pm

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Sat

27 Nov

7.30pm

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Mon

29 Nov

7.30pm

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Tue

30 Nov

7.30pm

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Wed

01 Dec

7.30pm

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Thu

02 Dec

2pm

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Thu

02 Dec

7.30pm

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Fri

03 Dec

7.30pm

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Sat

04 Dec

2pm

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Sat

04 Dec

7.30pm

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A New/Adventures Production

Matthew Bourne’s

Nutcracker!

Music by Tchaikovsky

Reimagined for the 21st century

‘Reworked, refreshed and remarkably vibrant’ 
The Times

The sweetest of all Matthew Bourne’s treats returns to The Lowry for one week only! It’s a Nutcracker! for all seasons, adored by critics and audiences alike. With family-sized helpings of Bourne’s trademark wit, pathos and magical fantasy, Nutcracker! follows Clara’s bittersweet journey from a darkly comic Christmas Eve at Dr. Dross’ Orphanage, through a shimmering, ice-skating winter wonderland to the scrumptious candy kingdom of Sweetieland, influenced by the lavish Hollywood musicals of the 1930’s.

Tchaikovsky’s glorious score and Anthony Wards delectable sets and costumes combine with Bourne’s dazzling choreography to create a fresh and charmingly irreverent interpretation of the classic.  Expect a sprinkling of delicious new surprises in this reinvented production for 2021.

Hailed by The Observer as ‘the undisputed king of dance theatre’, master storyteller Matthew Bourne and his New Adventures company have produced some of the most successful dance productions of the last two decades including The Red Shoes, Swan Lake, Cinderella, Edward Scissorhands and most recently his acclaimed reimagining of Romeo and Juliet.

Audio Described – Sat 28 Nov 2020, 2pm

(Touch Tour 1pm)

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Review

“Utterly delicious – a dazzling extravaganza”

Sunday Telegraph

“In a nutshell, it’s a cracker!”

The Times

“Truly, truly scrumptious”

Independent on Sunday

“A REAL TREAT. Like a sherbet lemon in a sea of treacle: sharp, smart and tangy on the tongue”

The Daily Telegraph