A real cracker of a ballet

PUBLISHED: 11:24 27 April 2006 | UPDATED: 10:03 06 May 2010

The ballet is in town

The ballet is in town

BALLET comes to the Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage with The Nutcracker performed by the European Ballet. This magical and enchanting fairy tale is bought to life by one of the most popular and highly acclaimed touring dance companies. These international

BALLET comes to the Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage with The Nutcracker performed by the European Ballet.

This magical and enchanting fairy tale is bought to life by one of the most popular and highly acclaimed touring dance companies.

These international dancers, directed by Stanislav Tchassov who was once the principal dancer of the Bolshoi Ballet, will be performing their stunning choreography to Tchaikovsky's glorious score.

The Nutcracker tells the story of a young girl, Clara, at Christmas time who is dreaming her toys will come to life.

There are performances on Friday, May 5 at 7.45pm and Saturday, May 6 at 2.30pm and 7.45pm.

Tickets cost up to £17.50.

ALSO at the Gordon Craig, is the controversial classic, Lady Chatterley's Lover by DH Lawrence.

On Monday, May 8 the sensual tale of love across the class divide is retold in a stage adaptation of the 1928 novel.

This production brings to life one of literature's most passionate and memorable love affairs between a wealthy married woman and the estate's gamekeeper.

Tickets cost £13.50 and the play begins at 7.45pm.

For more information and tickets for either of these shows call the box office on 08700 131 030 or visit www.gordon-craig.co.uk


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