In 1890, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s production, The Sleeping Beauty was highly successful. Following the success, Ivan Vsevolozhsky, who was the director of Imperial Theatres at that time, asked Tchaikovsky to compose a mixture of opera and ballet for which he agreed. Just like for The Sleeping Beauty, Tchaikovsky collaborated with Marius Petipa. Petipa was the one to choose "The Nutcracker
and The Mouse King" to turn into a theatrical ballet. The Nutcracker was opened in Russia for the first time at the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre. Although the premier did not go as well as expected but the dancing of the ballet was much appreciated. Subsequent productions of Nutcracker tickets
were made and it eventually started getting successful.
The main characters of The Nutcracker
include the Mouse King, Sugar Plum Fairy and the Nutcracker. The remarkable music of the ballet, which has been composed in the most beautiful of ways, is comprised of the instruments including brass, percussion, woodwinds and strings. The ballet has some memorable melodies which makes a special place in the hearts of the audience. The traditional Russian ballet steps incorporated in The Nutcracker
leaves the audience awed over the perfection of the moves of the team of performers. After entertaining Russia, The Nutcracker
made its way to other parts of the world which also included its tour to United States where it gained immense popularity and even though being shorter than both Swan Lake and The Sleeping Beauty, it was full of enjoyable and captivating moments.
starts with a scene of a Christmas Eve where a simple play with toys turns in to a magical show of living toys which includes a wooden nutcracker. And when the toys come alive at night, a whole adventurous journey begins with the children and the toys. Audience is transported from the normal Christmas Eve to a world full of foes and friends, hiding and fighting, ending with it all being in a kid’s dream.
This ballet has entertained thousands of people for so many years. The Nutcracker
has been taken to so many countries and has been as much popular everywhere. The grace with which performers dance across the stage and the precision is all very fascinating and keeps the audience captured throughout the show. To top it all, the glittery, shiny dresses of the dancers makes The Nutcracker
all the more bright and a fun experience. The amazing sets and props of the ballet will transport you to the world of the Mouse King and other characters. There could not have been more beautiful presentation of the story which featured the Mouse King turned into a Nutcracker and everything in between. Cheap Nutcracker tickets
are the tickets with which you can enjoy the flawless dance routines of the delicate performers, dancing around the stage on their toes and on the tunes of soothing operatic music. Tchaikovsky’s work, The Nutcracker’ proved as popular as his other two compositions, which were, ‘Swan Lake’ and ‘The Sleeping Beauty’, making him a legendary composer, always to be alive in the hearts of theater goers.
The Nutcracker is definitely Tchaikovsky's best work and that's why it is considered to be one of the best ballets in the World. The reason behind its more than a century long success is that the ballet deals with the eternal stories of dreams and love, told in a simplistic manner with a blend of soulful music and vibrant dances. So, if you are in a mood of experiencing something different and ethereal to relax your mind and soul than The Nutcracker tickets immediately!