Join characters Max & Ruby from the award-winning book series as they carry on the timeless tradition of the Nutcracker on November 27 at Cornwall’s Aultsville Theatre. It’s being called “their most magical performance yet”! Set to one of the most memorable musical scores in history, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker gets a refreshing new treatment by these loveable bunnies.
The story begins on Christmas Eve. Ruby is decorating the tree and Max is indulging in Grandma's famous gingerbread cookies when a knock come at the door. It’s a big parcel from Great Uncle Drosselmeyer. Ruby and max are delighted to find a collection of nutcracker dolls inside.
As grandma tells them the story of the Nutcracker, they are swept away to a fantasy land, imagining what it would be like to become characters in the famous Nutcracker ballet. Dancing and singing ensues as the Max and Ruby delight in every detail of the classic Nutcracker story.
Accompanied by the beautiful themes of Tchaikovsky's magnum opus, Max & Ruby’s Nutcracker Suite is an unforgettable holiday experience for the whole family.
The Max & Ruby Nutcracker Suite’s producers, Koba Entertainment are known for their acclaimed theatrical productions which also include The Backyardigans: Quest for the Extra Ordinary Aliens and Toopy and Binoo and the Marshmallow Moon.
The 90-minute show is choreographed by Patti Caplette, whose career includes over 100 ballet performances of the Nutcracker. You’ll also see costumes by designer Anne Armit and beautiful sets by Gemini award winner Brian Purchaluk.
The Max & Ruby books by Rosemary Wells, and have sold over 3 million copies worldwide and spawned a children’s television show which has been an international hit.
Tickets for the performance are $32.50 available at the Cornwall Civic Complex Box Office or online.
The Aultsville Theatre is located just a 6-minute drive from the Ramada Cornwall Hotel, making this a perfect family event for anyone staying with us this week.