The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Vienna Festival Ballet present


Adults £18.00, Over 60's £17.00, Under 16's £12.50**


Audiences have the opportunity to catch Tchaikovsky’s world famous classical ballet, The Nutcracker, when the highly acclaimed Vienna Festival Ballet company returns to town.

The enchanting Christmas tale of The Nutcracker is one of the best-loved ballets and 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 wonderful trip to a kingdom made entirely of sweets.

“Vienna Festival Ballet, with its talented array of young artistes, ensures you won’t see dancers going through the motions” - OXFORD TIMES

“A perfect evening’s entertainment for you and your family” - WELWYN & HATFIELD TIMES

“This production looks and feels absolutely right” - WORTHING HERALD


**Prices include a 50p per seat 'refurbishment' levy.

Blackfriars Theatre is run predominately by volunteers, we don't charge an admin fee and don't intend to. The full levy plus gift aid, if applicable, will create a special fund to help maintain and refurbish the towns precious traditional little Theatre. This fund will also allow us to seek 'match funding' opportunities to enhance your theatre experience.

Thank you for your support and understanding. We hope you Enjoy the Show and encourage others to Keep Theatre Live in Boston.



Blackfriars undoubtedly plays a very important role as Boston's centre for entertainment and the arts. It is home to two very successful local amateur dramatic and operatic groups, as well as hosting a varied program of professional stage productions.