The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse

Ballet - by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - The National Theatre

By Prague National Theatre

The legendary Christmas tale, based on E. T. A. Hoffmann’s spellbinding story and adapted by the choreographer Marius Petipa, will be presented in a new, original spirit.

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

After 10 years of performing the stage director and choreographer Youri Vàmos’s singular and extremely successful version, we are preparing a brand-new production, created by Petr Zuska, Artistic Director of the Czech National Ballet.

Nikola Márová

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

The legendary Christmas tale, based on E. T. A. Hoffmann’s spellbinding story and adapted by the choreographer Marius Petipa, will be presented in a new, original spirit.

Ondřej Vinklát

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

Giovanni Rotolo, Miho Ogimoto

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

A story abounding in poetics,

Štěpán Pechar and Nikola Márová - photo by Martin Divíšek

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

Mathias Deneux and pupils of the Ballet Preparatory School

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

...images,

corps de ballet of National Theatre

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

...and magic -

Giovanni Rotolo and Miho Ogimoto

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

will unfurl to the sounds of Tchaikovsky’s celebrated and sublime music.

Andrea Kramešová and Francesco Scarpato

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

Marek Svobodník and Ballet Preparatory School pupils

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

and, naturally, unlimited freedom, imagination of the child’s soul and dreams.

Ballet Preparatory School pupils

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

Zuzana Šimáková

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

Nikola Márová

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

Mathias Deneux, Kristina Kornová

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

Aya Watanabe

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

Andrea Kramešová, Francesco Scarpato

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

Zuzana Šimáková, Mathias Deneux, Kristina Kornová

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

Marek Svobodník, Aya Watanabe

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

Alina Nanu, Ondřej Vinklát

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

Aya Watanabe and Ballet Preparatory School pupils

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

Nikola Márová

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse (2015/2015) by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPrague National Theatre

Matěj Šust

Credits: Story

Libretto: Petr Zuska, Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann
Choreography & Stage direction: Petr Zuska
Conductor: Václav Zahradník, Sergej Poluektov
Sets: Pavel Svoboda
Costumes: Alexandra Grusková
Light-design: Daniel Tesař
Animation: Šimon Koudela, Karel Mařík
Photo: Martin Divíšek, Pavel Hejný

Duration of the performance 2 hours and 15 minutes, 1 intermission

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