Queen Elizabeth Theatre | Vancouver, British Columbia
This winter, Queen Elizabeth Theatre has prepared a plethora of exciting events for music and entertainment enthusiasts in Vancouver, Canada! One of the most anticipated events of December is the Canadian production of the timeless hit, The Nutcracker! On Saturday, 10th December 2022, the prestigious Royal Winnipeg Ballet will be presenting The Nutcracker featuring some of the most talented dancers in Canada! The Nutcracker on 10th December is part of a three-night run, from 9th to 11th December, consisting of five showings in the Queen Elizabeth Theatre! If you love ballet, this is your opportunity to experience the Nutcracker this season!
The Nutcracker is a classic ballet production that has been retold numerous times by various ballet companies. This winter, the oldest and most established ballet company in Canada, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB), brings back its version of the most beloved show, featuring the wonderful music of legendary composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The Nutcracker tells the story of Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they go through numerous challenges during Christmas Eve. The company brings back the highly-rated retelling of the classic with an outstanding cast and esteemed industry experts. This winter’s show will be choreographed by Galina Yordanova and Nina Menon, with the support of Michael J. Whitfield (lighting), Paul Daigle (costume), and Brian Perchaluk (scenic design).
In past productions of RWB’s The Nutcracker, critics have given nothing but positive reviews. Holly Harris from the Winnipeg Free Press mentioned that “Nutcracker proved this ballet company is back in business for creating magic.” She also added that the “beaming, unmasked dancers were given a thunderous ovation. Meanwhile, 2014 production spectator JJ Brewis expressed that “Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s talent is pristine and flawless.”
The Royal Winnipeg's The Nutcracker will be a two-hour spectacle with an intermission in between acts. Tickets to see the show at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre are now available. If you love The Nutcracker, this is your chance to experience the show this winter in Vancouver! So hurry and secure your tickets now before they run out!