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The Nutcracker - 28 December 1993 Evening 6.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Philip Ellis
Leader Bradley Creswick
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer Ashley Page
Clara
his God-daughter
Maria Deller-Takemura
The Nutcracker
Drosselmeyer's nephew
Justin Meissner
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
Derek Rencher
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Elizabeth McGorian
Fritz
her brother
Claire Livingstone
Grandmother Jacqui Tallis
Great-grandfather William Tuckett
Dancing Mistress Gerd Larsen
Captain Stephen Wicks
Harlequin
a doll
Neil Skidmore
Columbine
a doll
Larissa Bamber
Soldier
a doll
Matthew Hart
Vivandière
a doll
Jane Burn
St Nicholas David Pickering
Devil Jonathan Howells
Devil Philip Mosley
Act I scene 4 The Battle
The Mouse King Gary Avis
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 Muriel Valtat
The Prince Jonathan Cope
Princess Benazir Hussain
Princess Leire Ortueta
Princess Genesia Rosato
Major Domo William Tuckett
Divertissements
Danse Espagnole Tracy Brown
Danse Espagnole Errol Pickford
Danse Espagnole Vanessa Palmer
Danse Espagnole Claire Livingstone
Danse Espagnole Adam Cooper
Danse Espagnole William Trevitt
Danse Arabe Gail Taphouse
Danse Arabe Gary Avis
Danse Arabe Stuart Cassidy
Danse Arabe Alastair Marriott
Danse Chinoise Luke Heydon
Danse Chinoise Jonathan Howells
Danse Chinoise Shi-Ning Liu
Danse Chinoise Philip Mosley
Trepak Matthew Hart
Trepak Giacomo Ciriaci
Trepak Thomas Sapsford
Danse des Mirlitons Belinda Hatley
Danse des Mirlitons Jane Burn
Danse des Mirlitons Michelle Davis
Danse des Mirlitons Nicola Searchfield
Danse des Mirlitons Sarah Wildor
Valse des Fleurs Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Muriel Valtat
Grand pas de deux Jonathan Cope
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: 6.05-6.52pm, Act II: 7.22-8.08pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet for 28 December 1993 (in Royal Opera House Collections)