Win tickets to see The Nutcracker

The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse, Weston, to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the show

THE enchanting tale of The Nutcracker will be performed by the acclaimed Vienna Festival Ballet Company at The Playhouse, Weston, next month.This classical ballet, taking to the stage on December 5, centres around Clara and her nutcracker doll, which magically transforms into a princely soldier. Their adventures see the Prince and Clara combat the Mouse King and join the Sugar Plum Fairy for a trip to a kingdom made entirely of sweets.This is a heart-warming production with glamorous costumes, beautiful sets and energetic performances by the dancers, all bringing the magic of ballet to life.Now in its 28th year, the company's founder, Austrian dancer and artistic director Peter Mallek, has hand picked a group of young, talented dancers for the production.The Vienna Festival Ballet has presented a number of successful productions at the Weston venue, including Swan Lake earlier this year.The performance starts at 7.30pm. Tickets, priced £18, are available from the box office on 01934 645544.* The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse to offer one lucky reader the chance to each win a pair of tickets to see the show. To enter, please answer the following question: In The Nutcracker, what is the kingdom made from?* Closes: 9am on November 23. * Usual Archant rules apply and the editor's decision is final.


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