The Nutcracker

18 November
– 11 December 2016

The Nutcracker

18 November – 11 December 2016

His Majesty’s Theatre with West Australian Philharmonic Orchestra >


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Fri 18 Nov 2016, 7:30pm
Sat 19 Nov 2016, 2:00pm
Sat 19 Nov 2016, 7:30pm
Thurs 24 Nov 2016, 6:30pm
Fri 25 Nov 2016, 7:30pm
Sat 26 Nov 2016, 2:00pm
Sat 26 Nov 2016, 7:30pm
Sun 27 Nov 2016, 3:00pm
Wed 30 Nov 2016, 6:30pm
Thurs 1 Dec 2016, 6:30pm
Fri 2 Dec 2016, 7:30pm
Sat 3 Dec 2016, 2:00pm
Sat 3 Dec 2016, 7:30pm
Sun 4 Dec 2016, 3:00pm
Wed 7 Dec 2016, 6:30pm
Thurs 8 Dec 2016, 6:30pm
Fri 9 Dec 2016, 7:30pm
Sat 10 Dec 2016, 2:00pm
Sat 10 Dec 2016, 7:30pm
Sun 11 Dec 2016, 3:00pm


All tickets $112

Adult $88
Concession $74
Junior (16 or under) $55
Under 30s $30

Adult $59
Concession $50
Junior $38

Under 30s $30

All tickets $22


*Under 30s offer available for Wednesday performances only.
Service/delivery fees may apply.



World Premiere

By resounding popular request, West Australian Ballet brings to His Majesty’s Theatre’s stage a brand new, lavish production of the all-time favourite Christmas classic, The Nutcracker.


This traditional ballet, set to the beloved music of Tchaikovsky, will capture your imagination and transport you to a magical world of brave toy soldiers and dancing sugar canes.


Follow Clara as she embarks on a journey filled with colourful characters, breathtaking costumes and majestic scenery. From the captivating Land of Sweets to the iconic snow scene, this enchanting story will enthral audiences of all ages.


Start your Christmas season in grand style, making memories to cherish with the ones you love.


Approximate running time 1 hour & 50 minutes including a 20 minute interval.



Choreography: Jayne Smeulders, Aurélien Scannella, Sandy Delasalle

Music: Pyotr Illych Tchaikovsky

Sets and Costumes: Charles Cusick Smith, Philip R Daniels

Lighting: Jon Buswell

Conductor: Myron Romanul





Wednesday 30 November 2016, 5:45pm
Thursday 8 December 2016, 5:45pm

Learn more about the production of The Nutcracker
This fascinating talk begins 45 minutes prior to the performance, in the Dress Circle level at His Majesty’s Theatre.





27 November 2016, 2:00pm
4 December 2016, 2:00pm
11 December 2016, 2:00pm

Join our Storyteller in the Dress Circle level to hear the classic tale read aloud before enjoying the ballet.





Grand Bar & Bistro is offering WAB patrons a fantastic pre-show dinner package for only $39.

Click here to view the full menu. To book call (08) 9486 7333.


Or enjoy a pre-show meal at the Adelphi Grill, Parmelia Hilton, bookings (08) 9215 2422.


Nestled within His Majesty’s Theatre, the relaxed Barre lounge café offers an extensive food and wine menu including sweet treats and coffee to be enjoyed before or after a show. Open Monday to Friday 7am to 3.30pm and for pre-show dinners and weekends for main stage performances. For reservations and enquiries, contact the café on (08) 9226 1006 or by email cafe.barre@beaumondecatering.com.au. Click here to view the food menu.





Staying in town? Find great accommodation at Parmelia Hilton Perth or Quest West End Apartments,



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For peace of mind and ease on the night, pre-book your parking at Wilson Parking’s Central Park location for only $6* for the night (plus booking fee).

Go to Wilson Parking Book a Bay at wilsonparking.com.au

Schools Matinee


West Australian Ballet presents special matinee performances for primary and secondary schools, Ed Support Centres, home schools and dance schools, performed at the iconic His Majesty’s Theatre.


For more information, view our Schools page here.