The Nutcracker at The REP - Birmingham Rep
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It is with a heavy heart that due to the new Government restrictions as a result of COVID-19, live performances of The Nutcracker At The REP have been cancelled. However, we are delighted to let you know that audiences have the chance to experience a live, digital stream of this newly adapted show. Expect a sneak peek behind the scenes, exclusive interviews and more in this festive spectacular.  

This live streamed performance will take place on Friday 18 December, with an on demand option available between Saturday 19 December at 7.30pm - midnight on Christmas Eve.

Click here to visit Birmingham Royal Ballet's website and find out more.


Join Birmingham Royal Ballet and The REP as we bring the magic of The Nutcracker At The REP to your living room. 

When Clara's toys come to life at the stroke of midnight, she embarks on a fantastical journey through a winter wonderland.

Be whisked from  the heart-warming Christmas Eve party where Fritz and Clara meet the magician Drosselmeyer, to the  rousing battle between King Rat and the toy soldiers, through a  flurry of Snowflakes  to  the Kingdom of Sweets, where Clara meets the Sugar Plum Fairy and her prince .

The production will feature Peter Wright's award-winning choreography which was adapted by David Bintley for the acclaimed production at the Royal Albert Hall.

For Christmas 2020, Birmingham Royal Ballet's Carlos Acosta and The REP's Sean Foley have created a special version of The Nutcracker . This new, 80-minute magical experience will conjure up the most dazzling moments and characters from the timeless full-length show.

Brought to life by Birmingham Royal Ballet's world-class dancers, this enchanting spectacle features the Royal Ballet Sinfonia performing Tchaikovsky's cherished score live.

Don't miss this reimagined family favourite, guaranteed to sprinkle Christmas cheer from the comfort of your own home.