Professional Russian dancers leap and pirouette against stunning backdrops in a holiday ballet set to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score
About This Deal
- This is a virtual event, which means you’ll watch video on demand of the show/performance remotely while you practice social distancing from the comfort of your own home. To access the video on demand on your computer or mobile device, visit the provided link and enter the redemption code located in the center of your voucher.
- General admission
- What’s included: access to the show’s video on demand with optional Meet & Greet session via Zoom on December 18th at 2 p.m. EST with one of the ballet dancers, commemorative pewter ornament, and finely-detailed hand-painted Nutcracker keepsake (depending on the option purchased)
- Please allow 2 weeks for delivery of physical merchandise
- Available dates: the show is on sale beginning 11/01/21 and available for viewing from 12/01/21 through 01/02/22
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker
A Christmas story and folktale told in two acts, Great Russian Nutcracker opens on the magical Uncle Drosselmeyer preparing the life-sized toys he will bring to Mayor Stahlbaum’s Christmas Eve party, where he presents a Nutcracker doll to young Masha. In a fit of jealousy, Masha’s mischievous brother Fritz breaks the doll, leaving Masha heartbroken. Under the cover of nightfall, after all have gone to sleep, the Rat King does battle with the brave Nutcracker Prince, who defeats the furry fiend with Masha’s help. The battle’s end ushers the Nutcracker Prince and Masha through the Snow Forest, where Russian folk legends Ded Moroz (Father Christmas) and Snegurochka (Snow Maiden) escort them to the enchanted Land of Peace and Harmony in the ballet’s second act. There, Masha and her Nutcracker Prince are welcomed with a grand celebration of world cultures, playful animals, and ballroom dancing—making Masha and the audience wonder if this was all a dream.
Watch Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker uninterrupted from your living room, all through December. Don’t miss the 2021 Extras, chalk full of never before seen rehearsal and backstage footage! The dancers have been busy at work choreographing, practicing, and recording all new content to share with you this holiday season. From Classical Ballet to Modern Dance and all the way back around. Check out what these world-class artists have created!