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The Nutcracker - 27 December 1993 Matinee 2.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Philip Ellis
Leader John Brown
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer Stephen Jefferies
Clara
his God-daughter
Helen Crawford
The Nutcracker
Drosselmeyer's nephew
Giacomo Ciriaci
Act I scene 1 Drosselmeyer's workshop - early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Jonathan Howells
Messenger Philip Mosley
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
Stephen Wicks
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Elizabeth McGorian
Fritz
her brother
Philip Saville
Grandmother Jacqui Tallis
Great-grandfather Luke Heydon
Dancing Mistress Gerd Larsen
Captain David Drew
Harlequin
a doll
Neil Skidmore
Columbine
a doll
Larissa Bamber
Soldier
a doll
Justin Meissner
Vivandière
a doll
Jane Burn
St Nicholas Joshua Tuifua
Devil Jonathan Howells
Devil Philip Mosley
Act I scene 4 The Battle
The Mouse King David Pickering
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 Belinda Hatley
The Prince Errol Pickford
Princess Sara Gallie
Princess Muriel Valtat
Princess Rachael Whitbread
Major Domo William Tuckett
Divertissements
Danse Espagnole Tracy Brown
Danse Espagnole Stuart Cassidy
Danse Espagnole Chloe Davies
Danse Espagnole Claire Livingstone
Danse Espagnole Gary Avis
Danse Espagnole Adam Cooper
Danse Arabe Elizabeth McGorian
Danse Arabe Christopher Saunders
Danse Arabe Alastair Marriott
Danse Arabe William Trevitt
Danse Chinoise Hubert Essakow
Danse Chinoise Jonathan Howells
Danse Chinoise Philip Mosley
Danse Chinoise Neil Skidmore
Trepak Peter Abegglen
Trepak Matthew Hart
Trepak Justin Meissner
Danse des Mirlitons Ann De Vos
Danse des Mirlitons Jane Burn
Danse des Mirlitons Angela Gendall
Danse des Mirlitons Leana Palmer
Danse des Mirlitons Sarah Wildor
Valse des Fleurs Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Belinda Hatley
Grand pas de deux Errol Pickford
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
Aunts, uncles, parents, maids, manservants, revellers, snowflakes Students of The Royal Ballet School (Upper School)
Children, toy soldiers, mice, gingerbreads, rabbit drummer, pages Students of The Royal Ballet School (Lower School)
London Oratory Junior Choir
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Durations: Act I: 2.07-2.55pm, Act II: 3.25-4.10pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet for 27 December 1993 (in Royal Opera House Collections)