Event Nutcracker - The Story of Clara
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Venue Joan Sutherland Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 2 May 2017
Last Date 20 May 2017
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Clara, a former star of the ballet Russes, has settled in Australia. On Christmas Eve, nearing the end of her life, she relives her past on stage. Graeme Murphy's acclaimed reimagining of The Nutcracker masterfully weaves together the enchantment and fantasy of the beloved classic with emotional depth and a modern perspective.
Description Source Brochure
Primary Genre Dance
Secondary Genre Test Ballet
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Graeme Murphy Choreographer
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky Composer
Kristian Fredrikson Costume Designer
Janet Vernon Creative Director
Kristian Fredrikson Creator
Graeme Murphy Creator
Phillipe Charluet Filmmaker Film 'collage'
John Drummond Montgomery Lighting Designer
Kristian Fredrikson Set Designer
Works
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Web The Australian Ballet Company website.
Brochure Sydney Opera House What's On Brochure, Apr/May 2017
Event Identifier 128042