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A New/Adventures Production

Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker!

Music by Tchaikovsky

Donald Gordon Theatre

22 – 26 March 2022

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A New/Adventures Production

Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker!

Music by Tchaikovsky

22 – 26 March 2022

Donald Gordon Theatre

We are sorry to announce that the UK tour of Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker!  scheduled to be here from 23 – 27 March 2021, has been postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic but we're delighted to confirm new dates and the rescheduled performances will now be 22 – 26 March 2022.

Existing ticket holders have been automatically exchanged to the equivalent seats and performance day and time. Full details of your new booking can be found by logging into your account online.

The sweetest of all Matthew Bourne’s treats returns to Wales Millennium Centre for one week only.

And it’s a Nutcracker! For all seasons, adored by critics and audiences alike.

With family-sized helpings of Bourne’s trademark wit, pathos and magical fantasy, Nutcracker! follows Clara’s bittersweet journey from a darkly comic Christmas Eve at Dr. Dross’ Orphanage, through a shimmering, ice-skating winter wonderland to the scrumptious candy kingdom of Sweetieland, influenced by the lavish Hollywood musicals of the 1930s.

Tchaikovsky’s glorious score and Anthony Ward’s delectable sets and costumes combine with Bourne’s dazzling choreography to create a fresh and charmingly irreverent interpretation of the classic. Expect a sprinkling of delicious new surprises in this reinvented production for 2021.

Hailed by The Observer as ‘the undisputed king of dance theatre’, master storyteller Matthew Bourne and his New/Adventures company have produced some of the most successful dance productions of the last two decades including The Red Shoes, Swan Lake, Cinderella, Edward Scissorhands and most recently his acclaimed re-imagining of Romeo and Juliet.

This is rated 4 out of 5 stars

“In a nutshell, it's a cracker!”

The Times
This is rated 4 out of 5 stars

“A real treat.”

The Daily Telegraph

Age guidance: 5+ (no under 2s)

Start time:
Tue – Sat 7.30pm
Thu & Sat 2.30pm


£10 off on 23 March. Become a member.


Groups 10+ from £5 off. Organise a group visit.


£10 — one free teacher's seat with every 10 pupils. Call 029 2063 6464.


£10 tickets.

All offers subject to selected seats, allocations and availability.

Book as early as you can to secure the best choice of seats. Ticket prices may be adjusted and will reflect the most current price for each performance based on demand. Prices are subject to change without notice.

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