The NutcrackerThe Nutcracker

Birmingham's magical Christmas tradition returns to Birmingham Hippodrome for 2018


Book early for our 2018 performances of Nutcracker for the best choice of seats and widest range of concessions. 

Join young Clara as she is swept away into an enchanting winter wonderland of dancing snowflakes and a Sugar Plum Fairy. Her magical Christmas tree and her handsome prince with his army of toy soldiers are an unforgettable delight. In this most festive ballet, gigantic sets, lavish costumes, 60 dancers and a full orchestra combine to make the perfect Christmas treat for the entire family.

This world-famous production by Sir Peter Wright, with exquisite designs by John Macfarlane, is acclaimed as one of the best in the world.

'No other version comes close'

the sunday times

'Delivers the wow-factor year on year'

the birmingham post

‘Simply magnificent – unrivalled for Christmas spectacle’

the stage

Tickets for our 2018 performances are now on sale

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