The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by Toer van Schayk and Wayne Eagling, music by Tchaikovsky

Anna Tsygankova (Clara), Matthew Golding (Prince / Drosselmeijer's Nephew), James Stout (Nutcracker), Alexander Zhembrovskyy (Mouse King), Wolfgang Tietze (Mr. Drosselmeijer) — Dutch National Ballet

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Toer van Schayk — Choreographer, set designer, costume designer

Wayne Eagling — Choreographer

Hans Åke Sjöquist — Lighting designer

Anna Tsygankova — Clara Staalboom

Matthew Golding — Prince / Mr. Drosselmeijer’s nephew

James Stout — Nutcracker

Alexander Zhembrovskyy — Mouse King

Wolfgang Tietze — Mr. Drosselmeijer

Nadia Yanowsky — Louise, Clara’s sister

Rink Sliphorst — Frits, Clara’s brother

The Dutch National Ballet

Muziekschool Waterland Children’s Choir

Jan Maarten Koeman — Chorus Master

Holland Symfonia

Program notes

Is it possible to give one of the world's best-known Christmas stories a twist? For Wayne Eagling and Toer van Schayk of the Dutch National Ballet, the answer is a resounding and high-flying yes...

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