The inside is beautiful! Its a smaller space than the State Opera House, but I prefer the interior of the National Theatre. The outside is under renovation, so the entrance is hard to find (to the left of the side facing the river). I watched the Nutcracker, and while I expecting a classic, I was surprised (and impressed) that it was actually retold with A Christmas Carol! It was excellent how they wove the stories together. Scrooge is the center of the story. Bob Cratchit still works for him, and Clara is his daughter, and it is to her that Scrooge gives the nutcracker. The ghosts of Christmas past, present and future seem to have been replaced by the sugarplum fairy, who takes Scrooge on a journey to a far off land, where they saw the Russian dance, Spanish dance, and a dance that looked more Thai than Chinese. One of the best ballets I have seen! The tickets are reasonably priced, so going to see an amazing show in a beautiful building was one of the highlights of my trip!
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