Further live music sessions announced for Nutcracker Nights

Further live music sessions announced for Nutcracker Nights

Underbelly, Francesca Moody Productions and Southbank Centre with Rachel Edwards and Winkler Smalberg, have announced further live music sessions as part of Nutcracker Nights at the Tuff Nutt Jazz Club featuring Jasmine Gardosi, Luca Manning and Mei Kirby, Marisha Wallace with Toby Gad, Ni Maxime, Bronté Barbé, Parthenope Wald-Harding and Matt Henry.

Nutcracker Nights is a series of live sessions from leading jazz and music artists. Following performances of The McOnie Company’s Nutcracker, Thursday – Sunday, audiences are invited to continue a fun and festive evening at the Tuff Nutt Jazz Club, London’s hottest new pop-up venue, putting audiences at the centre of one of the coolest jazz clubs in town.

Admission for Nutcracker Nights is included in tickets purchased for Nutcracker. There will also be a number of tickets available on the door and on the Southbank Centre’s website.

The critically acclaimed world premiere production of Nutcracker is directed and choreographed by Olivier Award winner Drew McOnie. This new version of the festive classic is playful, mischievous and a lot of fun. Dive into a glittering wonderland head-on and prepare to reimagine everything with a jazz-infused twist.

The McOnie Company’s Nutcracker is a thrilling reinvention of the timeless holiday classic.

Tchaikovsky’s world-famous score is reimagined by multi-award-winning jazz artist Cassie Kinoshi for a swinging onstage jazz band, with dancers moving in and amongst the cabaret style seating bringing the storytelling and wild-spirited adventure of the Nutcracker to life.

The cast for Nutcracker includes Amonik Melaco (Action Man), Sam Salter (Clive), Mark Samaras (Clive)  and Patricia Zhou (Sugarplum) with Chanelle Anthony, Will Bozier, Christie Crosson, Tim Hodges, Lukas Hunt and Rachel Muldoon. 

Nutcracker is composed by Cassie Kinoshi with additional music by Rio Kai, venue and set design by Soutra Gilmour, costume design by Ryan Dawson Laight, music supervision by Benjamin Kwasi Burrell, lighting design by Joshie Hariette, sound design by Simon Baker, and casting by Will Burton.

Click here to book now for The McOnie Company’s Nutcracker & Nutcracker Nights.