Ballet Ireland Nutcracker
Royal Theatre, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.
Monday 10th December 2007 8pm
Young Clara receives a Nutcracker doll as a Christmas present from her favourite uncle Drosselmeyer. Unable to sleep that night, Clara goes downstairs to get her Nutcracker doll and falls asleep under the Christmas tree. The stroke of midnight sounds and the magic begins! With all of the time-honoured elements in place, Clara is swept along into a world of mice and soldiers, to the snowflake scene, on to the kingdom of the sweets and the delectable Sugar Plum Fairy. This timeless Christmas classic will enthrall all who see it.
This bewitching show captivates attention and captures the heart. The story elegantly relayed for the audience to fall in love with like many generations before them. The ideal time to become enveloped in the Christmas spirit, this is a sensational performance not to be missed.
Tickets are €30 and may be purchased by calling the Box Office on 0818 300000, online
or calling into any of the usual outlets.
Viennese Strauss Gala
Royal Theatre, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Wednesday 12th December 8pm
A beautiful show re-creating the feel of the Viennese Festive season, this show introduces the audience to a bygone age of soiree’s and Strauss waltzes and comprises highlights from some of the great operettas of Strauss, Kalman and Lehar, including Die Fleidermaus, The Merry Widow and many more. The production is choreographed, costumed and sung to give the audience an authentic feel of a festive Viennese evening, and has already proved very popular all over the country.
This is a show that leaves you tingling with the urge to learn how to dance like the performers in the show - who make these masterpieces of dances flawless and effortless to the onlooker’s eye. A treat for all to behold and an experience to never forget!
For tickets and further details contact the Box Office on 0818 300 000, see
or call into any of the usual outlets.
For Further Details contact: Danielle Walsh, Marketing & PR, Royal Theatre, 0949023111