Sugar plums and snowflakes, dreams and spells - The Nutcracker is one of the world's best-loved ballets, and this production by Peter Wright is one of the most enchanting stagings ever created. The Australian Ballet shines in this charming classic.
Sumptuously staged and set to Tchaikovsky's celebrated score, this ballet is a truly magical experience for the whole family.
Filmed live at Arts Centre Melbourne, State Theatre
Madeleine Eastoe Sugar Plum Fairy Kevin Jackson The Prince Andrew Killian Drosselmeyer Benedicte Bemet Clara
Choreography Peter Wright, Lev Ivanov, Vincent Redmon Production Peter Wright Costume and set design John F Macfarlane Original lighting design David Finn, reproduced by Graham Silver
Orchestra Victoria Music Director and Chief Conductor Nicolette Fraillon
Aspect ratio: 16:9 widescreen Regions: All Format: PAL DVD-9 (dual layer) Audio: 5.1 Surround Sound