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The Nutcracker - 21 December 1991 Matinee 2.30pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Mark Ermler
Leader Bradley Creswick
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer Jonathan Burrows
Clara
his God-daughter
Hayley Driscoll
The Nutcracker
Drosselmeyer's nephew
Philip Mosley
Act I scene 1 Drosselmeyer's workshop - early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Jonathan Howells
Messenger Anthony Bourne
Act I scene 2 Street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Maiden Aunt Diane Holland
Maiden Aunt Mary Morse-Boycott
Housekeeper Romayne Grigorova
Act I scene 3 The Stahlbaums' living room
Dr Stahlbaum
Clara's father
David Drew
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Genesia Rosato
Fritz
her brother
Matthew Palluch
Grandmother Jacqui Tallis
Great-grandfather William Tuckett
Dancing Mistress Gerd Larsen
Captain Leslie Edwards
Harlequin
a doll
Sergiu Pobereznic
Columbine
a doll
Larissa Bamber
Soldier
a doll
Simon Rice
Vivandière
a doll
Belinda Hatley
St Nicholas Matthew Trent
Devil Anthony Bourne
Devil Jonathan Howells
Act I scene 4 The Battle
The Mouse King Jeremy Sheffield
Act I scene 5 The Land of Snow
Act II scene 1 The journey to the Kingdom of Sweets
Act II scene 2 The Palace Garden
The Sugar Plum Fairy Fiona Chadwick
The Prince Stuart Cassidy
Princess Deborah Bull
Princess Sara Gallie
Princess Rachael Whitbread
Major Domo William Tuckett
Divertissements
Danse Espagnole Tracy Brown
Danse Espagnole Ashley Page
Danse Espagnole Deborah Jones
Danse Espagnole Vanessa Palmer
Danse Espagnole Adam Cooper
Danse Espagnole Michael Nunn
Danse Arabe Gail Taphouse
Danse Arabe Christopher Saunders
Danse Arabe Gary Avis
Danse Arabe Jeremy Sheffield
Danse Chinoise Neil Geraghty
Danse Chinoise Luke Heydon
Danse Chinoise Tetsuya Kumakawa
Danse Chinoise Sergiu Pobereznic
Trepak Peter Abegglen
Trepak Anthony Bourne
Trepak Simon Rice
Danse des Mirlitons Nicola Roberts
Danse des Mirlitons Michelle Davis
Danse des Mirlitons Belinda Hatley
Danse des Mirlitons Natalie McCann
Danse des Mirlitons Sarah Walton
Valse des Fleurs Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Fiona Chadwick
Grand pas de deux Stuart Cassidy
Finale Entire Cast
Act II scene 3 Street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Act II scene 4 Apotheosis
Aunts, uncles, parents, maids, manservants, revellers, snowflakes Artists of The Royal Ballet
Children, toy soldiers, mice, gingerbreads, rabbit drummer, pages Students of The Royal Ballet School (Lower School)
Angels Students of The Royal Ballet School (Upper School)
London Oratory Junior Choir
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Durations: Act I: 2.36-3.25pm, Act II: 3.57-4.42pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet for 21 December 1991 (in Royal Opera House Collections)