The Nutcracker

by Lev Ivanovich Ivanov 1892

Composer: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky

Choreographer: Lev Ivanovich Ivanov

Scenario and libretto: Marius Petipa (based on the story
'Nussknacker und Mausekönig') by E.T.A. Hoffmann

World premiere: 16 December 1892, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg

Ballet in two acts

The Royal Ballet

Premiere: 20 December 1984

Production and revised scenario: Peter Wright

Set and costume designer: Julia Trevelyan Oman

Lighting designer: John B Read

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