The perfect festive ballet returns to the NNTT this Christmas. The Nutcracker and the Mouse King is widely acclaimed as a masterpiece beloved by all ages. It tells the story of young Clara who is given a nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve sparking a magical dreamlike adventure weaving between colorful, exciting and exquisite scenes as the nutcracker (now a handsome young man) has to take on the wicked mouse king. This 2017 production is choreographed by Wayne Eagling and showcases some of the finest talent of the National Ballet of Japan. Celebrate the holidays with this enchanting seasonal classic and you too might end up wondering if it was all just a beautiful dream!