The Nutcracker

Grand Theatre Main Auditorium,

2:30pm | 5:30pm

15 Jan, 2:30pm
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15 Jan, 5:30pm
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The Nutcracker is the most famous of fantasy ballets for all the family that begins as night falls on Christmas Eve.

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As snowflakes fall outside, the warm glow of the open fire sends flickering shadows across the boughs of the Christmas tree and all the presents beneath. When midnight strikes we are swept away to a fairy-tale world where nothing is quite as it seems, toy dolls spring to life, the Mouse-king and his mouse-army battle with the Nutcracker Prince and we travel through the Land of Snow to an enchanted place where the magic really begins…


Founded in 1947 and currently celebrating their 75th anniversary, the critically acclaimed Varna International Ballet comes to the UK for the very first time. Renowned for its award-winning soloists and magnificent corps de ballet, the company has been delighting audiences for decades at home and abroad with its performances of the highest quality.


Daniela Dimova Artistic Director
Peter Tuleshkov Music Director and Chief Conductor


‘We are thrilled to be bringing our highly talented company of dancers and musicians to the UK for the very first time. We can’t wait to perform for British audiences and to bring these magical ballets to life on stage.’ Daniela Dimova


If you love Dance and Physical Theatre, see what else we have coming to Blackpool Grand Theatre this season HERE


Why not make a day of it and add on an Afternoon Tea. Served in the Dress Circle Bar at 1pm for just £11 per person (Only available prior to matinee performances). Please make us aware of any allergies or dietary requirements at time of booking. Upgrade your Afternoon Tea with Prosecco for just an extra £5 per person. Limited tickets available. Bookable through our Box Office on 01253 290190 or to book online, select your seats and add the Afternoon Tea upgrade to your order afterwards.

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Over 65s

£2 off

Under 18s

Half price

Group 10+

£4 off

Group 50+

£5 off

The Nutcracker