Benny Lindelauf


The nutcracker, the mousequeen and Grandfoot


Everyone knows the famous ballet of ‘The Nutcracker’ with the perhaps even more famous music by Tchaikovsky. But few know the real story on which this performance is based. About an angry mouse queen, a trillion mice, an enchanted princess and Grandfoot, the shoe size chef’s assistant of everyone in the castle.

Narrator: Kiki of Aubel

A collaboration project between the Laagland and Philharmonie Zuid Nederland

The performance would have played Christmas 2021 in a number of theaters in the Netherlands, but due to a new lockdown due to corona, all theaters had to close. The piece is now scheduled for Christmas 2022. We keep our fingers crossed…