2019 Nutcracker Performances in Europe

December 14, 2019

Paris Opera Snow Nutcracker
Paris Opera 'Nutcracker' - flickr/Bomba Rosa
This winter, ballet companies throughout Europe will present the beloved holiday ballet The Nutcracker, featuring characters such as the Nutcracker, Sugar Plum Fairy, Snow Queen and the Mouse King. Below is a list of Nutcracker performances in Europe scheduled for the 2019 - 2020 ballet season.


London Coliseum - English National Ballet's The Nutcracker »
Dec 11, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020
Wayne Eagling's traditional production is set in the Edwardian era and features a charming ice skating scene, a Mouse King who ventures all the way to the Land of the Sweets (actually the 'Puppet Theatre' in this production) and a hot-air balloon to transport Clara on her journey.


Semperoper - Der Nussknacker (The Nutcracker) »
The Semperoper Ballet in Dresden presents a traditional production of the beloved holiday production.
Dec 22, 2019 - Jan. 19, 2020


National Theatre - The Nutcracker - A Christams Carol
Dec 1, 2016 - Jan 14, 2017
The ballet company presents a new production set in 19th-century London.


Teatro alla Scala - The Nutcracker »
Oct 3 - 20, 2020
La Scala will present George Balanchine's production of The Nutcracker.


Dutch National Ballet - The Nutcracker & the Mouse King
Dec 14, 2019 - Jan 1, 2020
Dutch National Ballet's production, choreographed in Eagling and Van Schayk, is set in the 1800s in Holland on the Dutch feast of Sinterklaas.

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