The Nutcracker

Sunday, December 17
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2hr 15mins

Presented by the Bolshoi Ballet.

As the clock strikes midnight on Christmas Eve, Marie’s wooden nutcracker doll comes to life and transforms into a prince! Soon joined by her other toys that have also come to life, Marie and her prince embark on a dreamy unforgettable adventure. 

A holiday tradition for the whole family, The Nutcracker sweeps the Bolshoi stage for two hours of enchantment and magic. Along with Tchaikovsky’s cherished score and and some of the Bolshoi’s greatest artists, The Nutcracker remains a treasure not to be missed!


Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 
Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich 
Libretto Yuri Grigorovich (after E.T.A. Hoffmann and Marius Petipa).  
Cast: Denis Rodkin (the Nutcracker Prince), Anna Nikulina (Marie), Andrei Merkuriev 
(Drosselmeyer), Vitaly Biktimirov (the Mouse King), and the Bolshoi Corps de Ballet.

Captured live on December 21, 2014