The Nutcracker is a beautiful ballet and this classic version knows how to capture the hearts of young and old. The Nutcracker tells the story of the girl Clara and the enchanting nutcracker doll. On Christmas Eve she receives a nutcracker doll. In her dream this doll comes to life and turns into a prince. Clara and the prince soon fall in love with each other. Their love is endangered by the feared Mouse King and a big battle ensues. For ticket information, see the official page. For more great ballet and opera events, see our handy listings.