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Sydney Opera House, Play me a Story - The Nutcracker, 2pm, 4.15pm, $44

Sydney Opera House, Play me a Story - The Nutcracker, 2pm, 4.15pm, $44

Let the sweet sounds of the violin transport you to the Land of the Sweets!

Featuring Lisa Stewart and Esmeralda Tintner, violins, flamenco dancer Ana Interiano as Chocolate, ballet dancer Perry Scott as Coffee, and Lulu Liu on pipa (Chinese lute) as Tea.

Play me a Story…The Nutcracker combines exquisite violin playing, storytelling, illustrations, ballet and flamenco. It tells the much loved story of a tender hearted little girl, Marie, and her favourite toy, a wooden nutcracker carved to look like a soldier. Nobody else wanted such a funny looking toy, but Marie loves her nutcracker toy with all her heart, all the more so, since nobody else loves him…

Christmas Eve is a time when magic can happen – but the most magical thing of all is love.

Play me a Story…The Nutcracker is full of all the things that children love: magic, dancing, delicious food and above all, the beautiful music.

For official website and more info, click here

Age: Suitable for all ages. Young people under the age of 15 must be accompanied at all time

When: Saturday 23 December 2017 from 2pm to 3pm
Saturday 23 December 2017 from 4.15pm to 5.15pm
Sunday 24 December 2017 from 2pm to 3pm
Sunday 24 December 2017 from 4.15pm to 5.15pm

Duration: Approx. 60mins with no intervals

Cost: $44 +bf, purchase tickets online

Where: Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House
Parking: The Sydney Opera House Carpark, operated by Wilson Parking is located underneath the building, with access via 2A Macquarie St, Sydney. Wilson Parking offers prepaid discounted parking via their online booking system, Book A Bay.

Nearby Food: Opera Kitchen 
Awesome Coffee: Coffee by Double Roasters at The Lounge

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Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, Giant Gingerbread Train, 7am - 11pm, Free

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Marrickville - Big Fish Little Fish Family Xmas, 2pm - 5pm, From $17