Ivan Putrov

The Nutcracker from the Royal Ballet

Production Credits

Web Credits Producer: Anu Krishnan Art Director: Sabina Daley Designer & Flash Programmer: Karen Mattson Graphic Art: Karen Mattson, Ruiyan Xu Technical Director: Brian Lee PHP Scripting: Ben Chappel Production Assistant: Kenny Li Copy Editor: Leslie Kriesel Lesson Plans: Developed and created by Bay Breeze Educational Resources (http://www.bay-breeze.com/). Bay Breeze provides engaging K-12 technology-based curriculum […]

The Nutcracker from the Royal Ballet

Synopsis

Act I As conceived by Peter Wright, after the original book by Lev Ivanov. Herr Drosselmeyer (Anthony Dowell), a mysterious magician and creator of mechanical toys and clocks, was once employed at the royal palace, where he invented a trap that killed off half the mouse population. In revenge, the wicked Mouse Queen cast a […]

The Nutcracker from the Royal Ballet

Introduction

From London’s beautifully refurbished Covent Garden Opera House comes this elegant new production with one of Tchaikovsky’s most enduring scores for the ballet. Generations of audiences have enjoyed this perennial Christmas favorite, a charming tale of holiday adventure that follows a little girl’s journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers, and an […]