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An itinerant gambler is locked up in a jail, and the lynch mob is on its way. The only person in the building is Emily, the prison cook. A superb, [...]
An itinerant gambler is locked up in a jail, and the lynch mob is on its way. The only person in the building is Emily, the prison cook. A superb, tense and heartbreaking play by one of America’s greatest playwrights.
All Theatre In Focus presentations are script-in-hand and preceded by a talk about the playwright.
Full price £5 Swansea PTL £2
(Saturday) 1:00 pm
Dylan Thomas Centre
Whatever your traditional craft – crochet, knitting, embroidery, smocking, hand quilting – come and share it with others. Ages 16 + Booking essential, call 01792 516900 or book online at
Whatever your traditional craft – crochet, knitting, embroidery, smocking, hand quilting – come and share it with others. Ages 16 +
Booking essential, call 01792 516900 or book online at www.glynnviviangallery.org.
(Saturday) 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Glynn Vivian offsite at the YMCA
The Russian State Ballet and Opera House Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a large live Orchestra with over 30 musicians. The Russian State Ballet and Opera House will burst onto [...]
The Russian State Ballet and Opera House
Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a large live Orchestra with over 30 musicians.
The Russian State Ballet and Opera House will burst onto the stage again with a new and exciting performance of The Nutcracker, and will bring with them all the colour, enthusiasm and vibrancy that one would expect.
The Christmas story is based on “”The Nutcracker and the Mouse King”” written by E.T.A. Hoffmann.
It tells the story of Marie, a rather sad little girl, whose godfather Drosselmeyer gives her a Nutcracker doll as a present on Christmas Eve which turns into a prince and the magic begins …
Having crept downstairs at midnight to play with her new Nutcracker doll, Marie is swept up in the ultimate Christmas fantasy adventure when it comes magically to life and, with the aid of a box full of toy soldiers under the Christmas tree, defeats the army of the evil Mouse King who has invaded her house.
Lying mortally wounded after the battle, the Nutcracker is transformed into a handsome Prince who whisks Marie away through a Winter Wonderland to the Land of Snow and then on to the Land of Sweets where the Sugar Plum Fairy entertains them like royalty with festive dances in recognition of the Prince’s heroic defeat of the Mouse King.
Featuring a timeless score from the incredible composer Pyotr. I. Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker showcases all the best-loved elements that everyone listens to on radio or at home, such as The Spanish Dance, The Arabian Dance, The Russian Dance, The Chinese Dance, The Waltz of the Flowers and the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy.
The Russian State Ballet and Opera House have ensured that this classical ballet remains just as spell-binding today as it was when it was first performed 120 years ago.
This eternal seasonal favourite will be an unforgettable journey during the run-up to Christmas and an ideal introduction to people of any age to the magic that is classical ballet, as you become a part of the magic as it unfolds.
It is an opportunity for ballet lovers to see The Nutcracker as never before with an established and long standing Russian theatre that continues to grow on the international stage and win awards in the field of opera and ballet, and is an unmissable treat for the whole family.
For more information, please visit www.ballet-tickets.com
Tickets: £24.50 – £31.50 Selected concessions available
All tickets include a 50p Restoration Fund contribution
Online booking fee applies
(Tuesday) 7:30 pm
Swansea Grand Theatre
Singleton St, Swansea SA1 3QJ