The timeless Christmas classic The Nutcracker is broadcast live from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow and screened in Chepstow at the Drill Hall on Sunday 23 December at 3pm.
The story is set on Christmas Eve when after a glittering party, Marie’s present from the mysterious doctor, the Nutcracker doll, magically transforms into a prince. He takes them both along with the audience on a wonderful adventure, through a world of enchantment complete with dancing snowflakes and dolls that come to life. The music by Tchaikovsky is one of the best loved and most famous of all ballet scores, and along with the brilliant ballerinas of the Bolshoi, costumes and settings, this is a ballet to delight fans of all ages. For two hours of enchantment and magic, the Nutcracker is a real festive treat.
Tickets for all Bolshoi Ballet screenings are £12/ £10 concessions and available from Chepstow Museum, and are fundraisers for Monmouthshire Museums.