updated 12:19 PM UTC, May 26, 2020



Live directly from London’s Royal Opera House is The Nutcracker, a truly mesmerising classical ballet loved by audiences of all ages. Showing exclusively at the Eden Cinemas on the 8th December at 20:15, Tchaikovsky’s overture transforms this magical tale into the most enchanting of performances.  Choreographed by Peter Wright, the many charming elements of this ballet are brought to life, continuing to make The Nutcracker one of the most popular ballets of all times. Set designs by Julia Trevelyan Oman continue to light up the stage, adding that magical Christmas touch in the most spectacular of ways. This year’s production will also be in celebration of Peter Wright’s 90th birthday, ensuring the performance will be even more spectacular than ever.

The Nutcracker unfolds over two glorious acts. Act 1 takes place on Christmas Eve where Drosselmeyer gives young Clara a nutcracker doll, leading to an array of events, including a magically growing Christmas tree, a midnight battle of toy soldiers and a magical snowstorm. As the ballet moves on to Act II, audiences are transported to the Kingdom of Sweets, were the Sugar Plum Fairy is introduced in her glittering court, in a series of dazzling dances.

Eden Cinemas continues to enhance the experience of this charming ballet through dimmed theatre lighting and amplified sound, giving audiences that real feel of the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. The Nutcracker will be shown on Malta’s largest screen in Eden Cinemas’ newly reopened Premium Theatre boasting new luxurious seats. The production will guarantee to be a most magnificent performance, with each movement beautifully captured. Sure to be a marvellous evening, audiences pay just a fraction of that charged overseas for theatre tickets.


Tickets for The Nutcracker are being sold at €18 for adults and €10 for individuals under the age of 16. Making the evening a night to remember, the audience is offered a complimentary glass of wine, and complimentary parking at the Eden car park. If you’re unable to attend the live show, encore screenings will be held on Sunday 11th December at 3pm and Sunday 27th December at 4pm. Tickets for this are priced at €15 for adults and €10 for children, including free parking.

Patrons will also benefit from a 25% of at Waterbiscuit, on representation of their cinema ticket.


The event is sponsored by 35 South, Attard and Co., Encore Magazine, The Malta Arts Council and Waterbiscuit.

For more information and to purchase tickets visit www.edencinemas.com.mt

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